Women in World Jazz – Women Composers Program


Nina Simone (born Feb 1933) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement. At our concert on Sat 3/3 Women in World Jazz invited the audience to join in while performing “Revolution” by Nina Simone.

For more about Nina Simone listen to this podcast by blogger Hayim Kobi about her interpretation of the folk song Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair.


Women in World Jazz Outdoor Concerts

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Upcoming Shows:

Saturday Feb 2, 7-10 House Concert Newton, details TBA

Sunday Feb 3, 2-3:30 Watertown Library

Saturday March 2, 2-3:15 Westwood library

 

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New CD Release!

Listen to songs and purchase on CD Baby

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Women in World Jazz presents an educational performance for the whole family featuring an international ensemble of all-female performers showcasing music from around the world. The concert features musical styles from Cuba’s cha cha to Cape Verde’s Coladeira as well as songs from Israel, Brazil and Japan, mixed in with jazz favorites. The ensembles goal is to give the audience a taste of different cultures from around the globe through the expression of music and dance. Each performer has an extensive background in music education and performance in the New England area.

 

 

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