Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone

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Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone

August 12, 2022
Homan Square Park
3558 W. Arthington St

Bril Barrett has always had a deep respect, love, and admiration for the music of the legendary Nina Simone. He embarked on creating work with M.A.D.D. Rhythms which pays the utmost respect and homage to Nina Simone.

Working with Musical Director/Drummer Ben Jammin Johnson and legendary singers Maggie Brown, Joan Collaso, Felena Bunn and Margaret Murphy-Webb, his goal for each piece is to exude a different part of Nina’s career and aesthetic.

Choreography by:
Bril Barrett, Tristan Bruns, Starinah 'Star' Dixon, Alexandrya Fryson, Donnetta LilBit Jackson, and improvography by all performers

Music By:
Piano - Theodis Rogers, Bass - Will Howard, Guitar- Curtis Robinson

Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
African American
Tap / Rhythm


Homan Square Park

3559 W. Arthington
Chicago, IL 60624
(312) 746-6650