Twas a little cool this morning, moving toward a favorite time of year puts me “In A Sentimental Mood”.

One of my favorite series on You Tube these days is from check out this rendition of a certified Ellington classic by guitarists Grant Geissman and Joe Jewell, bassist Jervonny Collier, drummer Gary Stanionis, saxophonist Elan Trotman and Otmaro Ruiz on keyboards.

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.