Thank you to one and all... for making the afternoon so special. Thank you to those who may have danced the dance for the SUN? In secret or otherwise? A song for all with love. Sung to the tune of ... 'My Little Red Top.' Ben Kynard / Lionel Hampton) I first heard it by … Continue reading Annie’s Little Red Trombone. August 2013. In memory of beautiful Carol Paul
Alexandria Dance https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/alexandria-dance-from-vd-eyes-wide-open?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=email ALEXANDRIA DANCE Grimes & Hrybowicz I lie, hearing sounds in the night. I’m crying. I heard a shot. It was my heart breaking. The white walls cracking surround me. I feel the heat on my skin and body is aching for you. Alexandria dance. Alexandria dance for me. I see the stars hanging … Continue reading My Songs with dance in my heart at time of writing
http://www.londonjazznews.com/2015/02/preview-interview-carol-grimes-singers.html PREVIEW/ INTERVIEW: Carol Grimes - The Singer's Tale, St James Studio, 9th and 26th Feb Carol Grimes was one of the very first performers to appear at St James Studio (preview from 2012). In this new interview with Sebastian, she talked about the first outings of her new autobiographical project “The Singer's Tale,” for … Continue reading Interview with London Jazz News
My Folkestone Garden
A song from a Poem I wrote called Mau Mau Mau Mau Europe with your lands your beauty and your culture. Why did you rape and plunder so many lands and lives? You destroyed denied stole and erased. But spirits don't die. They cry but don’t die. When I was a child growing up in the … Continue reading London Against Racism 1970 – ?
Busker's bottler sings the blues HERALD SCOTLAND, 19TH AUGUST 2015 Herald Scotland Carol Grimes might not include I Could Write a Book in her Edinburgh Fringe show, The Singer’s Tale. The London-born survivor of fifty years in the music business would, however, have every right to sing this Rodgers and Hart standard. Indeed, she is … Continue reading Interviews The Singers Tale
Anne Michaels from her novel Fugitive Pieces 'Important lessons: look carefully, record what you see. Find a way to make beauty necessary, find a way to make necessity beautiful. https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/the-dance The Dance Carol Grimes & Dorian Ford In homage to Mark Chagall and Anne Michaels The Dance. If I could choose, I would live under a … Continue reading The Dance