NATALIE DOUGLAS IN “TO NINA…A TRIBUTE TO NINA SIMONE”
Thursday, July 20, 2017 8pm
Called “a true force of nature” by Clive Davis of The Times, eight-time MAC, two-time Bistro & NYC Nightlife Award winner Natalie Douglas makes her San Diego debut with her hit concert, To Nina…a tribute to Nina Simone.”
Natalie has wowed audiences on three continents with this critically acclaimed celebration of the iconic Dr. Nina Simone & is now delighted to bring it to the West Coast. Accompanied by her Musical Director, Brian Nash, Natalie performs songs recorded by the legendary singer, including, “I Loves You Porgy,” “My Baby Just Cares For Me,” “I Put A Spell On You,” & “Mississippi Goddam.”
GET TO KNOW THE ARTIST
Gorgeous pipes, combined with effortless vocal styling and inspiring song interpretation are the hallmarks of nightclub diva Natalie Douglas, an eight-time MAC Award, Nightlife Award and two-time Backstage Bistro Award winner, whose recent appearances include Birdland Jazz Club, Carnegie Hall, Cafe Carlyle, The Town Hall, The Crazy Coqs (London) and numerous Cabaret Conventions presented by The Mabel Mercer Foundation (which also honored her with the Margaret Whiting Award at Carnegie Hall and the Donald F. Smith Award). Natalie’s portrait has joined the illustrious collection of legendary musicians on Birdland’s Wall of Fame.
Her musical celebrations of Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Dolly Parton, Nat “King” Cole, Lena Horne, Sammy Davis, Jr., Freedom Songs, The Music of the 70’s and Cafe Society have had US & International audiences on their feet clapping long, loudly and yelling for more. Natalie has also made her mark as a much sought after educator & actor.
Natalie’s critically acclaimed, award-winning third album, “Human Heart,” released March 2016 & her first two CDs, “To Nina…Live At Birdland” and “Not That Different,” are available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, & GooglePlay. She also appears on Fine and Dandy for PS Classics and Broadway By The Year: 1940 on Bayview Records. She is a great favorite of broadcasters and her music is often featured on NPR, Sirius XM Radio & BBCLondon Radio.