Format : Sheet music
Of all the major singers of the late 20th century Nina Simone was one of the hardest to label. She recorded extensively in soul jazz and pop and was also comfortable with blues gospel and Broadway. She has subsequently been labelled as a â€˜soulâ€™ singer in terms of emotion rather than form. Her repertoire included jazz standards gospel and spirituals classical music folk songs of diverse origin blues pop songs from musicalsand opera African chants as well as her own compositions.
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