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Legacy Podcast: Nina Simone

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Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Welcome to the three-part podcast series, To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story. Nina Simone was as powerful and complex a person as the music she played. Nina’s daughter, known simply as Simone, and journalist David Nathan try their best to define what Nina meant by the concept of “black classical music.”

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

To Be Free – The Nina Simone Story 3

11/11/2008
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Part 3 of the Nina Simone podcast series takes an in-depth look at how Nina’s career was affected by the civil rights struggle of the 50s and 60s. The injustices of racism inspired the songs she wrote and performed, but her public stances on these issues did not endear her to the establishment. Nina’s […]

Duration: 00:07:40


To Be Free – The Nina Simone Story 2

11/8/2008
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The Nina Simone podcast series continues with a great story from Nina Simone’s close friend, Vertamae Grosvenor, involving a “to go” plate of home cooking Nina wanted for a flight nearly 20 years ago. This is an excellent example of content about a legendary artist that you can only hear in these Legacy Podcast episodes. […]

Duration: 00:09:39


To Be Free – The Nina Simone Story 1

11/6/2008
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Welcome to the three-part podcast series, To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story. Nina Simone was as powerful and complex a person as the music she played. In this first episode, Nina’s daughter, known simply as Simone, and journalist David Nathan try their best to define what Nina meant by the concept of “black classical […]

Duration: 00:07:09