When inspiration strikes you have to stop whatever you are doing and just go with it. After watching this classic clip from The Dick Cavett that includes Dick, Bill Cosby and Jack Benny I had to post it and offer a few words of commentary because this is GFM all day everyday.
It should be very apparent to anyone watching this that Bill Cosby is one of the greatest storytellers ever. Comedic genius recognizes comedic genius and for Cosby to crack up the master of wit Jack Benny speaks volumes. This is a treasure that I felt that just needed to be shared… we’ve got to figure out way to provide the context that will engage more people in the conversation around this great music that is truly our gift to the world. Continue reading “Bill Cosby – Jam Session w/Sonny Stitt”
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.