It has truly been a pleasure highlighting the music of Duran Duran as our Artist Of The Month for July. This cover of “Rio” by Barenaked Ladies is just fun and I hope you enjoy it.

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.