Nina Simone at Newport

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Nina Simone at Newport
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Live album by Nina Simone
Released 1960
Recorded Live at Newport Jazz Festival June 30, 1960
Genre Vocal, jazz, blues, folk
Label Colpix
CP-412 (Mono), SCP 412 (Stereo)
Producer Stu Phillips
Nina Simone chronology
Nina Simone at Town Hall
(1959)
Nina Simone at Newport
(1960)
Forbidden Fruit
(1961)

Nina Simone at Newport is an album by jazz singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. It was her second live album for Colpix, recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival on June 30, 1960. All arrangements were written by Nina Simone, and it was produced by Stu Phillips.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Trouble in Mind" Richard M. Jones 5:42
2. "Porgy" Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields 5:11
3. "Little Liza Jane" Traditional 4:34
4. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" Cole Porter 5:25
5. "Flo Me La" Nina Simone 7:12
6. "Nina's Blues" Nina Simone 6:11
7. "In the Evening by the Moonlight" Traditional 6:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Nina Simone - vocals, piano
  • Al Schackman - guitar
  • Chris White - bass
  • Bobby Hamilton - drums

Charts[edit]

Chart 1961 Peak position
Billboard 200 23[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nina Simone". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-07.