THE INTERVIEWEES

Nina’s Brothers: John Irvin Waymon /// Sam Waymon (Longtime Band Member) /// Carrol Waymon

Nina’s Guitarists Through the Years:  Henry Young /// Emile Latimer ///  Al Schackman

Nina’s Friends: Marie-Christine Dunham Pratt /// Gerritt De Bruin ///  Roscoe Dellums

Paris: Jean-Michel Boris, The Olympia /// Jacques Boni, Le Trois Mailletz /// Nina’s Manager Raymond Gonzalez

Nina’s Team: Hairstylist Juanita Bougere /// Assistant Javier Collados /// Make-up Artist Sharon Miller

Music Historians:   Billy Vera /// Andrea Olmstead /// Tom Schnabel

Band Members: Lisle Atkinson (Bass) /// Gene Perla (Bass) /// Leopoldo Fleming (Percussion)

Early Musical Success - Colpix Records:

Album Producer, Stu Phillips /// Tim Hauser (Manhattan Transfer)   /// Judy Gail Krasnow, Daughter of Producer, Hecky Krasnow 

Nina Simone Scholars: Professor Salamishah Tillet /// Professor Ruth Feldstein /// Professor Kevin Allred

From Classical Musician to Black Classical Music:

Eleanor Sokaloff, Wife of Nina’s Piano Tutor, Vladimir Sokaloff /// Deborah Alexander, Atlantic City’s Midtown Bar  ///  John Beal (Bassist)

Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood:

Opera Singer, Martha Flowers  /// Eric Burdon, The Animals /// Songwriters Horace Ott & Gloria Caldwell Ott

First Album:

Jazz Photographer, Chuck Stewart /// Carnegie Hall Archivist, Gino Francesconi /// Longtime Philadelphia DJ, Sid Mark

Nina’s Friends: Les Hyman /// Roger Nupie, Fan Club President  /// Professor Nikki Giovanni

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Nina’s Drummers Through the Years:   Paul Robinson  /// Paco Sery  /// Jimmy Madison

A Star in the Village:  Sharon D’Lugoff (Village Gate)  /// Lodi Carr (Jazz Singer)  ///  Warren Benbow (Drums)

Nina’s Teenage Years:   Shelly Whiteside  /// Jim Jackson ///  Fred Counts

Nina’s Childhood Friends:  James Payne /// Emma Louise Hamilton /// Beryl Hannon Dade