Nina Simone, 1969.Gives Me Chills... now those are a set of eyes...

My American Dream Sounds Like Nina Simone

My American Dream Sounds Like Nina Simone "Her sonic radicalism not only modeled her virtuosity and musical dexterity, but also was the blueprint of her social ideal.

Nina Simone

Nina July American jazz singer Nina Simone - (Photo by John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

A movie review of “The Amazing Nina Simone,” a well-researched and comprehensive look at the musician who originally wanted to be a concert pianist but becam...

A movie review of “The Amazing Nina Simone,” a well-researched and comprehensive look at the musician who originally wanted to be a concert pianist but becam...

Nina Simone was known for her fashions as well as her songs. This crocheted dress is awesome.

“Jazz is not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, a way of thinking… . the new inventive phrases we make up to describe things — all that to me is jazz just as much as the music we play.

Nina Simone

blackpoemusic: “ My skin is black My arms are long My hair is woolly My back is strong Strong enough to take the pain Inflicted again and again What do they call me My name is aunt sarah My name is.

Nina Simone in Central Park, NYC

Nina Simone, NYC - photo shoot for 'Nina Simone and Her Friends', recorded 1957 & released 1959

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