Our AOM puts it all on the table and from the sound of the performance she’s not singing about what she heard, no this is life music. It’s as if you can hear Etta’s life experiences in every note: real, raw, honest, uncut, uncensored, upfront. My kind of woman 🙂

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.