( Thu., Jun. 23, 2022 )
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407
Powerhouse vocalist Ledisi takes on legendary singer and musician Nina Simone’s emotionally searing, socially conscious songs on Ledisi Sings Nina, nominated for Outstanding Jazz Album (NAACP Image Awards). Join this 2021 Grammy Award–winning singer for a soul-stirring tribute to a true North Carolina treasure. Lidisi is joined by special guest Al Strong, a two-time Grammy-nominated trumpet player, composer, recording artist, and educator, and cofounder of the Art of Cool nonprofit, which spawned the original Art of Cool Music Festival in Durham, NC, and the StArt of Cool youth summer camp.
Jazz at the NCMA