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Power, poise, and passion reign supreme in this pairing of voice and strings that celebrates the legendary—and at times uncharted—canon of Nina Simone. Drea d'Nur (vocalist/pianist) accompanied by a six-piece string ensemble, courtesy of Rootstock Republic: LIVE, share center stage in this uniquely intimate and newly orchestrated songbook of Nina's Love Songs, Blues, and Protest Music. 


Women’s Jazz Festival, march 4, 2019

The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture.

The Schomburg Center’s Annual Women's Jazz Festival, in honor of Women’s History Month, features some of the best-known and unsung female performers in jazz today. The 2019 festival is slated for each Monday in March – March 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Join us for the opening night performance Dear Nina: a sonic love letter to Nina Simone with Drea d'Nur & Strings by Rootstock Republic.


nyc premiere, march 29, 2018

Joe's Pub at The Public.

Thank you for a Sold Out Audience!