Amazing Nina Simone

Nina Simone - Live At Town Hall & The Amazing Nina Simone (2010) 2CD

Nina Simone - Live At Town Hall & The Amazing Nina Simone (2010) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 472 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 235 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz | Label: PLAY 24-7 | # PLAY 2-069 | Time: 01:26:20

The two albums enclosed in At Town Hall/The Amazing Nina Simone bookend the remarkable summer of 1959 in the career of Nina Simone, when she recorded a studio session, The Amazing Nina Simone, in May, and in September appeared At Town Hall in a superlative performance that was recorded and soon issued. Just 26, Simone displayed great assurance, especially on the live date, casting off the cloak of the vocal jazz/standards singer and performing with her own trio featuring her lively piano. The studio date features an orchestra, but it too finds her early on in her recording career stamping her voice on standards "Willow Weep for Me" and "Blue Prelude".

Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone (1959)  Music

Posted by mohet2003 at April 17, 2009
Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone (1959)

Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone (1959)
Label: Colpix(1959) | MP3 VBR ~ 230 kbps avr | Time: 47:07 | All Covers | 82 MB
Style: Vocal/Jazz

There is a remarkable amount of variety on this disc, Nina Simone’’s second recording. Her repertoire ranges from a swinging “Stompin’’ at the Savoy” and an emotional “It Might as Well Be Spring” to an English folk ballad ("Tomorrow"), spirituals, an R&B song ("You’’ve Been Gone Too Long") and the theme song from the movie Middle of the Night. Somehow Simone brings credibility to each of these very different songs. She does not play much piano (just cameos on two songs) and is backed by a subtle orchestra arranged by Bob Mersey that is effective accompanying her vocals. This session finds Nina Simone’’s voice in top form and with a few exceptions is generally jazz-oriented.–allmusic.com
Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues (1967) Japanese Mini-LP, 2004

Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues (1967) Japanese Mini-LP, 2004
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 226 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 98 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Blues, Soul-Blues, Vocal Jazz | Label: BMG/RCA | # BVCJ-37368, 82876-60795-2 | Time: 00:32:35

Nina Simone Sings the Blues, issued in 1967, was her RCA label debut, and was a brave departure from the material she had been recording for Phillips. Indeed, her final album for that label, High Priestess of Soul, featured the singer, pianist, and songwriter fronting a virtual orchestra. Here, Simone is backed by a pair of guitarists (Eric Gale and Rudy Stevenson), bassist (Bob Bushnell), drummer (Bernard "Pretty" Purdie), organist (Ernie Hayes), and harmonica player who doubled on saxophone (Buddy Lucas). Simone handled the piano chores. The song selection is key here. Because for all intents and purposes this is perhaps the rawest record Simone ever cut. It opens with the sultry, nocturnal, slow-burning original "Do I Move You," which doesn't beg the question but demands an answer: "Do I move you?/Are you willin'?/Do I groove you?/Is it thrillin'?/Do I soothe you?/Tell the truth now?/Do I move you?/Are you loose now?/The answer better be yeah…It pleases me…." As the guitarists slip and slide around her husky vocal, a harmonica wails in the space between, and Simone's piano is the authority, hard and purposely slow.

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 7, 2016
Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 231 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 96 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Verve | # B0006009-02 | Time: 00:35:56

If this is blues, it's blues in the Billie Holiday sense, not the Muddy Waters one. This is one of Nina Simone's more subdued mid-'60s LPs, putting the emphasis on her piano rather than band arrangements. It's rather slanted toward torch-blues ballads like "Strange Fruit," "Trouble in Mind," Billie Holiday's own composition "Tell Me More and More and Then Some," and "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out." Simone's then-husband, Andy Stroud, wrote "Be My Husband," an effective adaptation of a traditional blues chant. By far the most impressive track is her frantic ten-minute rendition of the traditional "Sinnerman," an explosive tour de force that dwarfs everything else on the album.

Original Album Series: Nina Simone (2014) [5CD Box-Set]  Music

Posted by v3122 at July 22, 2014
Original Album Series: Nina Simone (2014) [5CD Box-Set]

Original Album Series: Nina Simone (2014)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & M4A(Tracks) & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
5CD | Parlophone, 2564628851 | ~ 983 or 986 or 447 Mb | Scans(png) -> 253 Mb
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Blues / Soul

~ The Amazing Nina Simone (1959); Nina Simone At Town Hall (1959); Forbidden Fruit (1961); Nina Simone Sings Ellington (1962); Folksy Nina (1964) ~
Nina Simone - Dejavu Retro Gold Collection [2CD-Deluxe Edition] (2004)

Nina Simone - Dejavu Retro Gold Collection [2CD-Deluxe Edition] (2004)
Jazz | EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG | mp3@320 | 552 MB. & 286 MB.
500dpi. Complete Scans (JPG) - 44 MB. | WinRar, 3% recovery
Audio CD (2004) | Label: Recording Arts | Catalog# R2CD42-52 | 56:51 min. + 64:29 min.

This collection of 25 tracks recorded by legendary blues singer Nina Simone includes some of her best material including "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair." UK compilation featuring 25 tracks from the late jazz-soul diva. Includes 20 page booklet with rare photographs.

Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 27, 2016
Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)

Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Funk, Soundtrack | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:57:36 | 132 MB
Label: Eagle Vision | Release Year: 2016

I’m thrilled that Netflix has embraced the incredible story of Nina Simone and partnered with RadicalMedia on this film, said Garbus, whose past work includes “The Farm: Angola, USA” and “Bobby Fischer Against the World.” The filmmaker added that for millions of fans, “Nina feels like a treasured secret. With ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’, I’m excited to help bring her passion, her music and her story to the world. The movie paints a brave and provocative picture of Nina Simone artist, civil-rights activist and heroine in a film that we’ve loved from Day One and are proud to bring to our viewers around the world, said Lisa Nishimura, Netflix VP of original documentary programming.
Nina Simone - Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings (1964-66) {2003 Verve Deluxe 4-CD Set}

Nina Simone - Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings (1964-66) {2003 Verve Deluxe 4-CD Set}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.46 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 590 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 37 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1964-66, 2003 Philips / Verve / Universal | 440 065 021-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Torch Songs / Soul / Blues / American Popular Song / Standards

Nina Simone recorded seven albums for the Philips label between 1964 and 1966. It was the period in her career in which her reputation was cemented as a world-class artist, and one in which she gained fame for her contributions to the civil rights movement as well. Despite the fact that she recorded great albums both before and after her years with Philips (most notably with RCA), her Philips period is easily her most enigmatic. Among her Philips recordings are her live label debut and six studio recordings featuring wildly varying instrumentation, arrangements, and contents. The box contains all seven LPs on four CDs, and includes one bonus track.
Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (2008) 3CD + DVD Box Set

Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (2008) 3CD + DVD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.26 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 554 Mb (incl 5%) | Time: 03:56:31
DVD5 | NTSC | 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Audio: English (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | Time: 00:24:11 | 1.36 Gb
Vocal Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Soul, R&B | Label: Legasy, RCA | # 88697 38192 2 | Scans (png) ~ 639 Mb

To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story is a 3 CD Career Retrospective (1957-1993) including her work for Bethlehem, Colpix, Philips, RCA, CTI and Elektra, PLUS a DVD featuring the 1970 Emmy-nominated never-before-released documentary. This package includes 54 songs, 8 previously unreleased tracks, including some never recorded elsewhere. The box includes all chart hits (U.S. and U.K.) and her most famous signature songs. An added bonus are liner notes which include track-by-track commentary from Simone biographer, David Nathan, and introduction by Ed Ward, NPR's "rock & roll historian", and never-before-seen photos from her family archives, recording sessions and performances.

BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Dec. 22, 2015
BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)

BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2397 Kbps | 29mn 20s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 503 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Laura Mvula uncovers the influence of Nina Simone’s classical training in her version of Love Me or Leave Me. Laura Mvula illustrates the contrapuntal classical piano technique that Nina Simone puts to good use in her version of Love Me or Leave Me.