This week we bring you the finale of our series of interviews with Jamal Millner 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.

In this episode we get into the deeper meaning of what it truly means to be a musician as in previous episodes this is a conversation you don’t want to miss.

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.