Rachel Flowers, Pianist / Organist / Synthesist (Part 1)

Rachel Flowers Pianist

Rachel Flowers is a renowned pianist who has played / collboarated with some of the biggest artists in the world. In this first of two parts, we cover Rachel’s early years and development in music, and have some good laughs along the way as well.

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):  

Rachel’s first memories of music and playing

Transitioning from Sonar to Logic and Reaper

Admiration of Jacob Collier

Rachel’s approach to composition

Composing from dream content

Rachel Flowers – Dawn Points

Rachel Flowers – Time for the Prize

Rachel Flowers – Love Today

Hearing is Believing film trailer

Admiration for Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and John Batiste’s work on Soul

Rachel’s amazing associative abilities with food and music

Rachel Flowers – Aloha Pt. 1

Discussion on different genres and mixing them together in composition

Jeanie Flowers – Alone

Discovery and love of the guitar

A discussion on Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa – The Torture Never Stops

Playing with Dweezil Zappa

Rachel playing Inca Roads live With Zappa Plays Zappa

Rachel playing Montana live with Dweezil Zappa and Zappa Plays Zappa

A discussion on playing Inca Roads

Discovering Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Deodato – Sprach Zarathustra

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