Rachel Grimes

Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. She has toured North America, Europe and Asia as a solo pianist, and as a collaborator with chamber ensembles such as Portland Cello Project, astrïd, Cicada, Amsterdam Sinfonietta trio, and Orchestra Kandinskij. She has performed her compositions at some of the world’s most diverse music festivals, including All Tomorrow’s Parties, P Festival in Taiwan, CrossLinx in Netherlands, Approximation Festival in Germany and Big Ears in Knoxville, TN. Her solo releases include The Clearing, Book of Leaves, Marion County 1938, and Compound Leaves as well as contributions to the albums of many fellow artists like Watter, Christopher Tignor, Seluah, Nathan Salsburg and the Frames. She is a member of Louisville rock band King’s Daughters & Sons, and a founding member of the ground-breaking chamber-rock ensemble Rachel’s, with whom she toured and released six albums.