A Single Woman

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Vocalist, composer and pianist Nina Simone returned from a lengthy self-imposed exile in 1993 with an autobiography and outstanding CD highlighting her still impressive singing and interpretative skills in an intriguing context, surrounded by strings and guitars. While the backdrops were lush and occasionally corny, Simone's deep, penetrating voice, careful pacing and dramatic delivery kept the songs from becoming sappy. While she's always been a great protest and political singer, Simone is also a superb romantic/love song stylist. Simone remains among America's premier performers, and this CD was a welcome addition to her sparkling legacy. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Vocalist, composer and pianist Nina Simone returned from a lengthy self-imposed exile in 1993 with an autobiography and outstanding CD highlighting her still impressive singing and interpretative skills in an intriguing context, surrounded by strings and guitars. While the backdrops were lush and occasionally corny, Simone's deep, penetrating voice, careful pacing and dramatic delivery kept the songs from becoming sappy. While she's always been a great protest and political singer, Simone is also a superb romantic/love song stylist. Simone remains among America's premier performers, and this CD was a welcome addition to her sparkling legacy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/3/1993
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075596150323
  • Catalog Number: 61503
  • Sales rank: 177,514

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Gerald Albright Vocals
Gary Foster Brass, Woodwind
Jeff Hamilton Drums
Frank Marocco Accordion
Bill Summers Percussion
John Chiodini Guitar
Marilyn Baker Viola
Richard Todd French Horn
Israel Baker Violin
Mari Tsumura Violin
Larry Bunker Percussion
Mark Cargill Violin
Jeff Clayton Brass, Woodwind
John Clayton Bass
Rollice Dale Viola
Isabelle Daskoff Violin
Joel Derouin Violin
Yvette Devereaux Violin
Earl Dumler Brass, Woodwind
Assa Drori Violin
Frederick Seykora Cello
Irving Geller Violin
Melissa "Missy" Hasin Cello
Igor Horoshevsky Cello
Jim Hughart Bass
Jack Sheldon Trumpet
Darryl Jackson Percussion
Valarie King Brass, Woodwind
Jon Kip Brass, Woodwind
Gina Kronstadt Violin
Connie Kupka Violin
Kathleen Lenski Violin
Margot MacLaine Viola
Gordon Marron Strings Violin
Mike Melvoin Piano
Buell Neidlinger Bass
Jack Nimitz Brass, Woodwind
John Pena Bass
Carol Robbins Harp
Paul Robinson Drums
Paul Robinson Drums
Jay Rosen Violin
James Ross Violin, Viola
Al Shackman Guitar
Ann Mason Stockton Harp
Margaret Storer Bass
Bob Tricarico Brass, Woodwind
Gerald Vinci Violin, Concert Master
Brad Warnaar French Horn
Evan Wilson Viola
Hershel Wise Viola
David Young Bass
Shari Zippert Violin
Marilyn L. Johnson French Horn
Marie Fera Cello
Michael Melvoin Piano
Susan Ranney Bass
Suzie Katayama Cello
Henry Ferger Violin
Jeffrey DeRosa French Horn
Christopher Hanulik Bass
Steven Edelman Bass
David H. Speltz Bass, Cello
Technical Credits
Nina Simone Arranger
Jeremy Lubbock Arranger, Orchestration
Richard Evans Arranger
Ken Allardyce Engineer, Contributor
Dan Bosworth Engineer
John Clayton Arranger
André Fischer Producer
Robert Read Engineer
Doug Sax Mastering
Al Schmitt Engineer
Jeffrey "Woody" Woodruff Engineer
Michael Melvoin Orchestration
Jimmy Dale Composer
Robin Lynch Art Direction
Michael Alago Executive Producer
Sam Ward Composer
Jack Val Composer
Martin Kalmanoff Composer
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