The second documentary in 2015, The Amazing Nina Simone is an independent film written and directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, who initially consulted with Simone's daughter, Lisa before going the independent route and then worked closely with Simone's siblings, predominantly Sam Waymon.
When Ledisi brings her Ledisi Sings Nina Simone tour to the Newport Jazz Festival this weekend (July 30-31), the audience can definitely expect a fun and illuminating experience. Those were just a couple of the adjectives bandied about by the full house exiting the Hollywood Bowl after the recently minted Grammy Award winner’s Los Angeles stopover on July 24.
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YouTube Channel for the Estate of Nina Simone
Eunice Kathleen Waymon, known professionally as Nina Simone, was an American singer, songwriter, musical arranger, and civil rights activist. Her music spanned a broad range of styles, including classical, jazz, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. Nina referred to her music as Black Classical Music.
Nina Simone died in her sleep at her home in Carry-le-Rout, Bouches-du-Rhone on April 21, 2003. Her funeral service was attended by Miriam Makeba, Patti Labelle, poet Sonia Sanchez, actor Ossie Davis and hundreds of others. Elton John sent a floral tribute with the message, “You were the greatest and I love you”.
Jan 19, 2018 · Legendary performer Nina Simone sang a mix of jazz, blues and folk music in the 1950s and '60s. A staunch Civil Rights activist, she was known for tunes like "Mississippi Goddam," "Young, Gifted ...
Apr 21, 2003 · Nina Simone Dies At 70. April 21, 2003 / 4:25 PM / AP. Nina Simone, whose deep, raspy, forceful voice made her a unique figure in jazz and later helped chronicle the civil rights movement, died ...
Apr 21, 2003 · Nina Simone, American singer who created urgent emotional intensity by singing songs of love, protest, and black empowerment in a dramatic style, with a rough-edged voice. In the 1960s she became a friend of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X and performed at civil rights demonstrations.
Nina Simone Feeling GoodBirds flying high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel It's a new dawn I...
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Jun 20, 2021 · Nina Simone's granddaughter has accused Vice President Kamala Harris of "taking away" the legendary singer's estate and handing it over "to white people" -- leaving her so poor she is considering ...