One of the last divas of jazz, Nina Simone (1933-2003) was one of the finest songwriters and musicians of her day. Jazz lover and music journalist Hampton met and befriended the soul diva in the 1950s. After that they corresponded regularly throughout Simone's career. Hampton and her brother delve into their memorabilia to create a vivid portrait of the singer.

Nina Simone: Break Down and Let It All Out 2004, Sanctuary Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781860745522