The Music of Nina Simone & First Ladies of Jazz & Blues
First Ladies of Jazz & Blues: The Music of Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More feat. Emilie Surtees Jazz has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emilie Surtees will pay homage to all of them in First Ladies of Jazz & Blues. From scat to breathy ballads, "First Lady of Song" Billie Holiday could do it all while Etta James is considered one of the greatest blues singers who ever lived. And Nina Simone lit the world on fire with a vibrato that stirred souls and moved mountains. Hear some of this Holy Trinity's greatest hits as Surtees interprets them with conviction at Club Bonafide in New York.
Venue: Club Bonafide
212 E 52nd St Map
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