Ask Kashif: The Importance of Mentors from Grown Folks Music on Vimeo.

In this journey of life we all need a helping hand, some guidance from folks who have traversed the path that we are currently on… it’s important to seek these folks out not only in music, but in life. Kashif shares his thoughts with us on this critically important aspect that can play a tremendous role in our success!

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.