1 hr 41 min

Rachel Grimes: No Limits Other Than Your Own Craft Performing Labor

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Composer and pianist Rachel Grimes is heralded as “One of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine. Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. She is a member of Louisville rock band King’s Daughters & Sons (Chemikal Underground) and a founding member of the ground-breaking indie-rock chamber ensemble Rachel’s, with whom she toured and released six albums (Quarterstick / Touch & Go).
 
Highlights
Rachel’s background - 3:30 What’s happening in today’s world - 5:32 The rehearsing process - 9:11 The orchestra schedule - 10:20 A solo tour is very demanding - 14:12 Having an opportunity to play - 17:46 Kind of music like she likes to listen to - 19:59 Taking music lessons - 26:07 Playing a lot of shows with the band - 30:19 Her band’s stories - 37:27 Gaining fans from a tour - 47:39 Kentucky as her home - 53:21 Having a creative space - 54:22 The experience of working with an orchestra - 59:48 What is the music she really makes - 1:03:37 What she does on stage - 1:26:01 Facebook Live concerts - 1:38:38  
Episode Resources
Connect with Robert Hunt Simonds: roberthuntsimonds@gmail.com  http://roberthuntsimonds.com/ Connect with Rachel Grimes: http://www.rachelgrimespiano.com 

Composer and pianist Rachel Grimes is heralded as “One of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine. Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. She is a member of Louisville rock band King’s Daughters & Sons (Chemikal Underground) and a founding member of the ground-breaking indie-rock chamber ensemble Rachel’s, with whom she toured and released six albums (Quarterstick / Touch & Go).
 
Highlights
Rachel’s background - 3:30 What’s happening in today’s world - 5:32 The rehearsing process - 9:11 The orchestra schedule - 10:20 A solo tour is very demanding - 14:12 Having an opportunity to play - 17:46 Kind of music like she likes to listen to - 19:59 Taking music lessons - 26:07 Playing a lot of shows with the band - 30:19 Her band’s stories - 37:27 Gaining fans from a tour - 47:39 Kentucky as her home - 53:21 Having a creative space - 54:22 The experience of working with an orchestra - 59:48 What is the music she really makes - 1:03:37 What she does on stage - 1:26:01 Facebook Live concerts - 1:38:38  
Episode Resources
Connect with Robert Hunt Simonds: roberthuntsimonds@gmail.com  http://roberthuntsimonds.com/ Connect with Rachel Grimes: http://www.rachelgrimespiano.com 

1 hr 41 min

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