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West End Wine Bar of Durham
601 W Main St, Ste E, Durham, North Carolina 27701
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Start of Cool & Be Connected Durham Revisit Nina Simone with Four Women: A Community Conversation
On Sunday June 24, 2018 The Art of Cool Project «explores the legacy of Nina Simone with artists from Revive Music’s release, “Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone“. The all-star tribute album, which featured the likes of Lauryn Hill, Common, Usher, Mary J Blige, and more, celebrates Simone’s major impact with some of today’s most prominent and emerging artists.
For this special Start of Cool Jazz Camp program, Revive Music will bring some of the musicians from the album to perform original arrangements and compositions by Grammy Award winning producer & pianist Robert Glasper. Pre and post performance, the artists will answer questions to give insight into their creative process and comment on the significance of Nina Simone’s artistic legacy on their work.» — Art of Cool
On Wednesday June 20, 2018 we're highlighting the Start of Cool concert by teaming up for a community conversation about Nina Simone Revisited with Four Women who will offer insight into their own creative process as well as Nina Simone's influence on their artistic legacy.