The History of Women in Jazz with Galen Abdur-Razzaq of Flute Juice Productions

The History of Women in Jazz with Galen Abdur-Razzaq of Flute Juice Productions

We invite you to a fun-filled evening of cultural history as Galen Abdur-Razzaq of Flute Juice Productions brings a live jazz performance and presentation on the history of women in Jazz.  His presentation “Women in Jazz” will educate the audience about the five pillars of jazz, which include melody, harmony, rhythm, syncopation and improvisation, and how each element impacts jazz.

Galen is an extraordinary flutist with an extensive performance career.  He is also a riveting speaker with encyclopedic knowledge on the history of jazz and the Civil Rights Movement.  Galen studied at Berklee College of Music and holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Performing Arts from Rutgers University, New Jersey.

He is a well-known and admired arranger, composer, director and educator, and he has performed with several widely known recording artists, including jazz pianist Billy Taylor, soul singer Freda Payne (who is best known for the song “Band of Gold”) and jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger Jimmy Heath.

Advance registration is required.  Fill out this form and we’ll send you the meeting link prior to the event.