Nina Simone

The Complete 1959-61 Live Recordings (EJC 55682)

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The Complete 1959-61 Live Recordings

Nina Simone

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 147152

EJC 55682

JAZZ

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The Complete 1959-61 Live Recordings

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CD 12,39 €

This collection presents all existing concert recordings made by the incomparable Nina Simone from her very first preserved live set in 1959, up to 1961. They consist of the complete LPs "At Town Hall" (Colpix CP409), a real breakthrough in Nina’s career, "Nina Simone at Newport" (Colpix SCP412), and "At the Village Gate (Colpix SCP421)". All other known music recorded during the latter engagement but not included on the original LP has been added here.

PERSONNEL:

NINA SIMONE, vocals & piano on all tracks, plus:

CD1 [1-11]: AT TOWN HALL
JIMMY BOND, bass
ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH, drums
Town Hall, New York, September 12, 1959

CD1 [12-17] & CD2 [1]: NINA SIMONE AT NEWPORT
AL SHACKMAN, guitar
CHRIS WHITE, bass
ROB HAMILTON, drums.
Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, June 30, 1960.

CD2 [2-13]: AT THE VILLAGE GATE (4 1/2 Stars All Music Guide)
AL SHACKMAN, guitar
CHRIS WHITE, bass
ROB HAMILTON, drums.
The Village Gate, New York, April 1961.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

CD1: Total Time: 76:08

01 BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE’S HAIR
02 EXACTLY LIKE YOU
03 THE OTHER WOMAN
04 UNDER THE LOWEST
05 YOU CAN HAVE HIM
06 SUMMERTIME [Instrumental]
07 SUMMERTIME [vocal]
08 COTTON-EYED JOE
09 RETURN HOME
10 WILD IS THE WIND
11 FINE AND MELLOW
12 TROUBLE IN MIND
13 PORGY
14 LITTLE LIZA JANE
15 YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO
16 FLO ME LA
17 NINA’S BLUES

CD2: Total Time: 74:05

01 IN THE EVENING BY THE MOONLIGHT
02 JUST IN TIME
03 HE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME
04 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN
05 BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
06 BROWN BABY
07 ZUNGO
08 IF HE CHANGED MY NAME
09 CHILDREN GO WHERE I SEND YOU
10 ERETZ ZAVAT CHALAV U’DVASH
11 VAYNIKEHU
12 SINNER MAN
13 YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE