Review: Kronos Quartet – “Long Time Passing”

Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger might seem, on the surface of things, like a noble attempt to celebrate or further canonize a legendary American folk artist. And, to some extent, yes, it is that; and, not to minimize, it’s also a wonderfully arranged and wonderfully performed LP, as good as anything…

PROFILE: Rachel Grimes (2014)

Rachel Grimes knew how to play the piano before she learned to walk. “My dad and grandmother played, so I was always sitting beside them following along, watching and listening in wonder at how they could make that magic,” the composer/pianist told me recently from the home she and her husband, educator Alec Johnson, share…