Sing The Truth The Music of Nina Simone starring Dianne Reeves, Simone & Lizz Wright & The Original Nina Simone Band
Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright, Simone (vocals); Al Schackman (guitar, vibraphone); Jeremy Berlin (piano); Chris White (double bass); Paul Robinson (drums); Leopoldo Fleming (percussion).
Fri 10 July 2009 00:00 - 01:15 Amazon
Sing the Truth is a tribute to the musical heritage of one of thegreatest jazz divas of our time, Nina Simone. She died in 2003 atthe age of 71. The tribute to her name that was organized a yearlater became a remarkable project that was only performed in a fewplaces. Three great jazz vocalists, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright andNina's daughter Simone, will pay homage to her work, together withthe original Nina Simone Band. The orchestra is led by Al Shackman,the band leader who accompanied Nina for 41 years. Special guestwill be Bob Dorough on piano. The repertoire will stretch from NeMe Quitte Pas to Four Women. Especially that last song will impartin four couplets the impressive artistic scope of Nina Simone.