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  1. The best of weekend eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canberra Times

    ... Nathan Liow, Adam Spiegl and Justin Olsson to pay their respects to the songbird of the civil rights movement, Nina Simone. Their show, Reimagining Nina Simone , features a mix of jazz, blues and folk songs that the legendary performer made famous. ...


  2. Global Notes: Tony Sarabia Counts Down Top New ReleasesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... This is a young woman -- she's 24 years old -- and wow, Jerome! What a voice! Her voice has been compared to Nina Simone (and) Celia Cruz. Her name is Daymé Arocena and she started out playing a lot of instruments and found that her favorite ...


  3. Inspiration Times TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... stage the piece next month. Maddox, who previously performed A Riot Called Nina , his tribute to singer/activist Nina Simone, at Banlieues Bleues, says the years he's spent touring, collaborating and teaching Hip Hop around the world opened his eyes ...


  4. The best TV to watch tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Radio Times

    ... heart. This Oscar-nominated Netflix original charts the volatile life and fluctuating fortunes of jazz legend Nina Simone, drawing on interviews with family and friends, candid diary entries and letters, as well as some remarkable live performances. ...


  5. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Nina SimoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | All About Jazz

    The High Priestess- Eunice Waymon was born in Tryon, North Carolina as the sixth of seven children in a poor family. The child prodigy played piano at the age of four.


  6. Chances With Wolves: Nina Simone Birthday Playlist: Celebrating the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Cool Hunting

    Nothing, however, outshines the group's inherent and genuine love for music. Today, CWW release a Nina Simone special set-on what would have been the singer/songwriter, musician and civil rights activist's birthday.


  7. What to watch on Netflix now | What Happened, Miss Simone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Radio Times

    Nina Simone would have been 84 today . The ferociously talented singer and pianist is profiled in Oscar-winning documentary What Happened, Miss Simone, available to watch on Netflix .


  8. A second look at an animated past timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... featured several other Aardman projects. Among these were the music videos for Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer and Nina Simone's My Baby Just Cares For Me (which will forever, in my head, be sung by an animated plasticine cat-woman), and also the ...


  9. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | YourErie

    ... as Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Stevie Wonder, Donnie Hathaway, Pharoah Sanders, Neneh Cherry, Nina Simone, and Ntozake Shange. Corey Wilkes has established himself as one of the best improvising trumpeters in the modern era where he ...


  10. Ottawa jazz singer Kellylee Evans shares story of long recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | CBC News

    ... for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year for Nina, an album inspired by the life and musical output of the legendary Nina Simone. Juno-winning jazz musician Kellylee Evans performs in Blois, France in May 2015. The Ottawa singer has been slowly recovering ...


  11. The Heath Brothers, Javon Jackson's Sax AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... of music history under their collective belts, playing alongside greats like John Coltrane, Milt Jackson, and Nina Simone. At their advanced ages (Albert is 81 while his brother Jimmy is 90 years old), their playing has understandably lost a little ...


  12. Seattle's Eugenie Jones Sings Nina Simone's Blues at The Royal RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Stranger

    ... on your face," if I may borrow a rasta expression. And so it is a bit surprising to learn that she is a fan of Nina Simone, a singer who is not, true, entirely joyless (listen to "My Baby Just Cares for Me"), but is definitely more of a cracked bell ...


  13. Politics and Reality radio w/ @JoshuaHol-Trump Rolled by Foreigners;...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... week's musical theme is, "nevertheless, she persisted": Queen Latifah: "U.N.I.T.Y." Rocky Rivera: "Pussy Kills" Nina Simone: "Ain't Got No, I Got Life" As always, you can also subscribe to the show on iTunes , Soundcloud or Podbean . .


  14. UpFront Soul (Formerly The Nightfly): UpFront Soul #2017.07 - Hour 2- February 13-19, 2017, Segment 1Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | A-Infos Radio Project

    As we celebrate Black History Month, we feature funk, soul, and jazz designed to inspire and empower from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, and Gil Scott-Heron.


  15. Writer-historian describes NC's contributions to jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Dispatch

    ... as "the great jazz intellectuals of North Carolina." They were John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Maxwell Roach and Nina Simone. Saxophonist Coltrane was originally from Hamlet, North Carolina, although he grew up in High Point, Thomas said. During a ...


  16. It's Happening Again: 33 1/3 Takes on Twin PeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Stranger

    ... that includes Badalamenti's somewhat scattershot career as a songwriter and composer (his work was recorded by Nina Simone and Della Reese) that somehow landed him on Lynch's radar. Norelli puts us right in the center of the working relationship ...


  17. Angelique Kidjo Earns Grammys With TELEFUNKENRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... zouk, Congolese rumba, jazz, gospel, and Latin styles; as well as her childhood idols Bella Bellow, James Brown, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Miriam Makeba and Carlos Santana. She now resides in New York City, where she is an ...


  18. Hear Elton John Reveal His Favorite George Michael SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | RollingStone

    ... and "Freedom '90." Those two tracks framed a seamless tribute set that included Leon Russell's "A Song For You," Nina Simone's "I Put a Spell on You," Ray Charles' "Drown in My Own Tears," Bruce Springsteen's "Streets of Philadelphia" and Bob ...


  19. Sir Elton John credits the late George Michael as a 'brilliant songwriter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    ... of the best vocalists ever. One of the best in the world.'' The tracks the 'Your Song' hitmaker played include Nina Simone's 'I Put A Spell On You', 'Streets of Philadelphia' by Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan's hit record ' Blowin' In The Wind'. ...


  20. Elton John Uses Radio Show To Pay Emotional Tribute To George MichaelRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WENN Blog

    ... One of the best in the world." Among the songs Elton will dedicate to his friend and musical contemporary are Nina Simone's I Put a Spell On You, Bruce Springsteen's Streets of Philadelphia and Bob Dylan's Blowin' In The Wind. Elton also reveals how ...