This week we bring you part two of our three part series of interviews where we discuss what it means to be an independent musician, the current state of the music industry on a local, national and international level, culture, politricks, social justice and more.

These are the types of discussions on music, culture and society that you don’t want to miss.

GFM Spotlight Interview – Jamal Millner Pt. 2 by GrownFolksMusic

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.