There was a time when artists lead the discussion in our society on issues more important than just the typical consumerist fantasies that have inundated music over the past 17 or 18 years. What Anthony David is doing here is beginning a very important/long overdue discussion. What are your thoughts? We’d love to hear from you!

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.