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About Singing Nina
The Life and music of Nina Simone
Brought to you by Chicago jazz queen Karen Underwood & her band
“Her rendition of Strange Fruit is worth the ticket price alone! ” *****Evening Echo
Singing Nina is the fabulous new show brought to you by Chicago Jazz Queen, Karen Underwood and her band. Karen brings to you in narration and song the engrossing life story of the great legend that is Nina Simone. From her struggle against racism and exile and her homeland to her flamboyant and troubled relationships and her poignant later years.
Karen sings all the classic and much loved Nina Simone songs, Mississippi Goddamn, Sinnerman, My Baby and I Need a Little Sugar In My Bowl. She is supported by a live band featuring Erik Gullikson on piano, Eoghan Regan on guitar, Peter Hanagan on bass and Bob Jackson on drums.