Interview with Chad Gravitt, January 16, 2021

Project: Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Drummer Chad Gravitt describes his life and livelihood before COVID-19 and how it changed after the national lockdown. He talks at length about his playing, his mentors, his styles, and that he has had but a single gig since March 2020. He also talks about his adventures with unemployment, plus the mental and emotional toll this period of time has taken on him and others.

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2021oh0014_gig0021

Interviewee Name

Chad Gravitt

Interviewer Name

Kopana Terry

Interview Date

2021-01-16

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Gravitt, Chad Interview by Kopana Terry. 16 Jan. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gravitt, C. (2021, January 16). Interview by K. Terry. Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gravitt, Chad, interview by Kopana Terry. January 16, 2021, Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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