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Remembering Nina Simone on her birthday

On June 27, 1985, Nina Simone performs at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. (Rene Perez/AP)
On June 27, 1985, Nina Simone performs at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. (Rene Perez/AP)

Singer-songwriter, pianist and civil rights activist Nina Simone would have turned 90 on Tuesday. Her legacy is often explored by guests on the podcast, “Essential Tremors.” Baltimore-based jazz and classical pianist Wendel Patrick joins us.

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