Friday, July 5, 2013

Friday Night in Downtown L.A.: KCRW Summer Nights at Grand Performances presents Young, Gifted & Nina: A Tribute to Nina Simone at California Plaza

Tonight we were in California Plaza for "Young, Gifted and Nina," presented by KCRW Summer Nights at Grand Performances as a tribute to the great Nina Simone on the Priestess of Soul's 80th birthday. The lineup included Dwight Trible, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jimetta Rose, Joi Gilliam, Patrice Quinn, Sonja Marie, Waberi Jordan, Alan Lightner- percussion & steel pan, Jacques Lesure- guitar, Jamire Williams- drums, Joey Dosik – alto saxophone & aux keys, JP Maramba- acoustic & electric bass, Steve Nalepa- visual narrative, Vardan Ovsepian- piano & synthesizer, a special invocation DJ set by Jeremy Sole, KCRW, plus more.
(Videos courtesy Maia LIVE)

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