August 25: Gerald Veasley and Carol Riddick Perform The Music of Nina Simone
Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK comes from The Suite Food Lounge, 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta, home of The Suite Jazz Series. Presenting this Thursday night for one night only Gerald Veasley and Carol Riddick with “I Got Life: The Music of Nina Simone”. Doors open at 6:30pm with dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. More information including reservations can be found at 404-577-2500 or at JazzBeat Promotions or eventbrite.com.
“I Got Life: The Music of Nina Simone” pairs two legends of jazz and soul music to celebrate an iconic artist. The act, consisting of vocals and three instrumentalists, has performed in many festivals, jazz clubs and churches to a sold-out crowds.
“I feel more alive now that I ever in my life. I have a chance to live, as I’ve dreamed. I got Life.” Nina Simone
More than a concert, I Got Life is a an event that explores the powerful music and empowering messages of Nina Simone. The presentation moves through four aspects of Ms. Simone’s songbook: Quest, Passion, Fury and Hope. Vocalist Carol Riddick and bassist Gerald Veasley lead an ensemble that re-imagines Nina Simone’s work with inventive energy.