Nina Simone Saved Ledisi’s Life. Now Pays Tribute To An Album.

On Friday, Ledisi will commemorate the woman who saved him from despair with the album “Ledisi Sings Nina”, in which he reinterpreted seven of Simone’s most popular songs in orchestral, jazz and pop arrangements. They showcase both the diversity and depth of Simone’s musicianship and the breathtaking range and reach of Ledisi’s own voice. Ledisi’s …