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Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon (vocalist) a five-time Grammy Award Nominee, was introduced to music in church heard and the work of Odetta, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughn through her parents' record collection. She has worked with Dr. Billy Taylor, Yusef Lateef, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Ellis Marsalis, Dr. George Butler, and Dianne Reeves. She has toured with Ray Charles, Al Jarreau and T.

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Derek Gordon discusses Nnenna Freelon's performance at the KC Jazz Club

Nneena Freelon performs on Millennium Stage June 19th, 1999

Nnenna Freelon performs with students of DC's Cardoza High School.

Nnenna Freelon performs on the Millennium Stage, Oct 30, 1998

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon performs jazz standards.

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