Nina Simone at Newport

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Nina Simone at Newport
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Live album by Nina Simone
Released 1960
Recorded June 30, 1960
Venue Newport Jazz Festival
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 Town Hall1959
Nina Simone at Newport
(1960)
Forbidden Fruit
(1961)Forbidden Fruit1961

Nina Simone at Newport is an album by jazz singer and musician 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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Trouble in Mind"Richard M. Jones5:42
2."Porgy"Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields5:11
3."Little Liza Jane"Traditional4:34
4."You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To"Cole Porter5:25
5."Flo Me La"Nina Simone7:12
6."Nina's Blues"Nina Simone6:11
7."In the Evening by the Moonlight"Traditional6:16

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.