#Growns we wanted to do our part and support this great musician at a time where he needs our help, love and support. Not only as a visitor to this site(we’ve had the esteemed pleasure to interview Jeff) but as a lover of great music you should be familiar with the amazing work that Jeff Bradshaw has done over his career with a veritable who’s who of music. Please take some time to read out about the gofundme campaign and give your monetary support, prayers and share this post with your circle of influence.

About Jeff Bradshaw

Jeff Bradshaw

Jeff Bradshaw has been dazzling the music world for the past 25 years. Bradshaw is one of the go-to guys for horn players in the music biz. He’s collaborated with everyone from Michael Jackson and Jay Z to Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and Kirk Franklin. Bradshaw’s dad was a trombonist and his son also plays. He has played a significant role in neo-soul revolution in Philly along with The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jill Scott, King Britt and others. He has collaborated with the Roots for years and calls them brothers. In fact last year he performed with the Roots on The Tonight Show in support of his newest CD HOME.

Bradshaw was just diagnosed with a severe and unusual case of Diverticulitis Disease. This illness has caused major intestinal challenges for Bradshaw who was recently hospitalized and who will have to undergo numerous intensive treatments.

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.