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a singer and actress. Born in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), she toured Australia and Asia as a performer with Graeme Bell's band early in her career. She is best known for replacing Annie Ross in the legendary vocal group Lambert, Hendricks & Ross after Ross was forced to leave the group due to poor health in 1962. She recorded three albums, all live recordings, with the group under the name of Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan. In 1964, both she and Dave Lambert left the group, effectively ending the trio. In 1969 Peter Ivers and Yolande Bavan made an album for Epic Records called Knight of the Blue Communion. Bavan also provided vocals for Weather Report's 1972 album I Sing the Body Electric, and has made several recorded appearances in musicals such as Salvation and Bernarda Alba. She has also made appearances in such films as Parting Glances, One True Thing, and Cosmopolitan, as well as performing in many plays.