Kashif – “The History of R&B Music” Indiegogo Campaign Appeal from Grown Folks Music on Vimeo.

Many of you have asked about the genesis of The History Of R&B Music project that we’re so proud to support. So here’s a message from the man himself!

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.