The Amazing Nina Simone

The Amazing Nina Simone

Nina Simone made her first trip into the studio in New York during 1957 to record her debut album Little Girl Blue.

Artist: Nina Simone

Genre: Soul

Label: Doxy

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The album has since become a classic, and these were her first recordings ever! Simone would not record again for two years. She signed a contract with the New York-based label Colpix Records in 1959, with whom she recorded her second album, The Amazing Nina Simone. The LP features her singing (and playing a little piano) with an orchestra (the personnel is unknown) under the direction of Bob Mersey.

About the artist

Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, composer, arranger and civil rights activist. Her music spanned styles including classical, folk, gospel, blues, jazz, R&B, and pop. The sixth of eight children born into a poor family in North Carolina, Simone initially aspired to be a concert pianist.

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