The Singer’s Tale features renowned jazz singer, Carol Grimes, a wild and funny force of nature, burning brightly into her seventies. In this short documentary from filmmaker, Barry J Gibb, Carol bares all in an intimate portrait of an epic life filled with pain, creativity and music.
Carol Grimes has a spectacular jazz career spanning decades. And, in a typical flight of creative passion, Carol transformed her life into a story, The Singer’s Tale, which she now performs to audiences wherever she goes, bringing her unique mix of music, humour and storytelling to new audiences. Having spent most of her life in London, Carol now lives in Folkestone, close to the water she so dearly loves.
The Singer’s Tale takes us on an emotionally powerful journey through Carol’s life. Beginning amidst the bombs of World War II, Carol’s life has been a tempestuous journey, from abandonment and mutism to one of love and singing. The Singer’s Tale explores this journey, peeling away the layers of a hugely creative soul as she confronts the struggle we will all face one day – to remain relevant in the world as one’s youth fades. Enjoy the ride.