The Funk Rolls on!!! Courtesy of The New Mastersounds a four-piece band based in Leeds, England, whose modern take on vintage soul-jazz, funk and rock draws influences from Jimmie’s McGriff & Smith, Hendrix, as well as their most closely-associated mentors, The Meters. Make sure you catch them out on tour and checkout the new project at

Oct 29 Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival Honolulu, HI
Nov 12-13 Bear Creek Music Festival Live Oak, FL
Dec 31 The Warfield San Francisco, CA
Jan 1 2012 The Bond-Fire Art & Music Festival De Land, FL
Jan 8, 2012 Revolution Live Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jan 9-14, 2012 Jam Cruise 10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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.