#Growns we’re putting you on to something new from friend to GFM Tracy Cruz. Tracy has put together this moving tribute to the one and only D’Angelo. Tracy’s storytelling(with shades of “How Does It Feel?” color) here is buoyed by an ensemble of vocalists and instrumentalist sympathetic to the matters of the heart on display.”My He3art Says to You” is from Tracy’s upcoming EP Purple H3artifacts (release date 7/28/18).

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Track Credits

Written by Tracy Cruz
Arranged by Tracy Cruz and Julian Hoover
Additional vocals: Anthone Jackson, Lejuana Jynes and Jasmine Butler
Vocal arrangement: Tracy Cruz and Lejuana Jynes
Saxophone: Lionel Briones
Trumpet: Bill Smolik
Piano: Javance Butler
Guitar: Julian Hoover
Bass: Vernon Hall
Drums: Brandon Farmer

Recorded by James Meder at Bird & Egg Recording Studio (Richmond, CA)
Mixed and mastered by Matt Young at The Press Recording Studio (Stockton, CA)

Artwork: Tracey Ariga Zavala
Graphic design: Quynh-Mai Nguyen

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.