Chip Deffaa, jazz critic for the New York Post, has written seven other books, including Voices of the Jazz Age: Profiles of Eight Vintage Jazzmen and Swing Legacy. A winner of the ASCAPDeems Taylor Award, he contributes regularly to Entertainment Weekly, JazzTimes, and Crescendo.
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”Somebody has to pay the dues,” says LaVern Baker. Here are the remarkable stories of six dazzlingly talented performers who blazed the R & B…