Another moment culled from 1983’s The Songstress “You’re The Best Thing Yet” is high musical drama. The drama unfolds verse by verse until we reach the musical climax after the guitar break primarily in the section with incantation “You’re so wonderful, you’re so beautiful”. This is how you keep a listener’s interest.

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.