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‘Singing Nina’ is the fabulous new show brought to you by the Chicago Jazz Queen, Karen Underwood and her band.
Karen brings to you in narration and song the engrossing life story of the great legend Nina Simone, from her struggle against racism and exile from her homeland to her flamboyant and troubled relationships and her poignant later years.
Karen sings all the classic Nina songs, “‘Missippi Goddamn’, ‘Sinnerman’, ‘My Baby’ and ‘I Need a Little Sugar In My Bowl supported by a live band of featuring on piano Art O’Laoire, on guitar Eoghan Regan, on bass Jerome Rimson and on drums, Bob Jackson.
‘her rendition of Strange Fruit is worth the ticket price alone’