Posted this a while ago on our FB page but it’s such a good clip that I thought it would be apropos to revive it for our new series. The one and only Billy Preston and his rendition of “Summertime” complete with interpolations of the styles of J.S. Bach and Ray Charles.

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.