Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
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Singer on the album, "We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite," on the Candid Record Label with Sonny Rollins, Saxophonist; Max Roach, drummer; and Oscar Brown Jr., lyricist.
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[In 1993 interview about her image makeover]: This dress was more important than I was. People in the audience were looking at my exposed breasts and the shape of my body, and it didn't have nothing to do with the music.
She spent 2 years in Honolulu, Hawaii where she met Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong. She moved to Los Angeles, California where she met Bob Russell.