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

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 - 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.
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)

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.

VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)  

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 4, 2015
VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)

VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue & Log) ~ 537 mb | MP3 320 kbps CBR ~ 357 mb | Scans included | 52 min
Vocal Jazz | Label: Verve, Universal Music | Rel: 2014

A dozen years have passed since Nina Simone left us, yet it’s taken until now for a substantial tribute album to emerge. Making up for lost time, this 10-track import pays superlative homage to the singularly vibrant Simone in all her musical hues. Welcomingly, Round Nina is more a voyage of discovery than an exercise in backwards glancing. Recorded in Paris, in settings ranging from sparse to orchestral, the collection features an international array of vocalists, many of whom will be revelations to most Stateside listeners.
Nina Simone - Nina Simone's Finest Hour (2000/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-192]

Nina Simone - Nina Simone's Finest Hour (2000/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 62:13 minutes | 2,71 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Verve's Finest Hour collection of Nina Simone's work compiles 60 minutes of career highlights, including 'Wild Is the Wind,' 'I Put a Spell on You,' 'Four Women,' 'I Loves You, Porgy,' and 'My Baby Just Cares for Me.' Though it's by no means a definitive compilation of Simone's music, it does provide a welcome overview of her Verve years.
Nina Simone - High Priestess Of Soul (1967/2013) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Nina Simone - High Priestess Of Soul (1967/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 35:50 minutes | 1,61 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Nina Simone is accompanied on this classic 1967 release by a large orchestra, arranged and led by Hal Mooney. Neither strictly jazz nor soul, the material here is eclectic as Simone interprets these covers in her inimitable style. The album also includes two original songs, the sparse and intimate Come Ye featuring Simone accompanied by nothing but percussion and the centerpiece track, Take Me To The Water.