American jazz singer who became a fixture in the Los Angeles music scene. She is remembered for albums like 1956's A Moment of Love.
She began her career as a pianist and singer at age sixteen.
She also did film singing, performing the theme song for the 1954 film Riders to the Stars.
She had a twin sister named Maudie.
She sang the song Crawfish alongside Elvis Presley in his 1958 film King Creole.