A few months ago we did a post on Playing For Change and the wonderful work they are doing around the globe. You can read that entry here.

In this the 24th episode of the series Afro Fiesta performs the Peter Tosh original “Equal Rights”. Now, more than ever I believe that it is important that we focus on the incredible power that music has to unite and cultivate real social change.


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.