Often referred to as the “Last American Slave” the story of Tom Wiggins is an all too familiar tale of exploitation. At the height of his career he was an international sensation who had made the equivalent of millions. Please visit the site blindtom.org for more information on this extraordinary musical genius.

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.