Few artists command the respect of Nina Simone, she was the master of vocal versatility.  Subtle changes of her voice to suit whatever the music needed from traditional the traditional sounds of jazz and gospel to the modern flavours of r&b and rock.

Check out this playlist of music that has been influenced by the legacy of Nina Simone including Terri Lyne Carrington, Joan Baez, Sade, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Common and many more.

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Listen: Nina Simone ‘Black Gold’ Musical Leadup Playlist