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Jazz & Civil Rights Movement Musical Lecture by Flautist Galen Adur-Razzaq
February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Flute Juice Productions presents a ZOOM Event: A musical lecture with jazz flautist Galen Abdur-Razzaq on “Jazz & Civil Rights”.
A combined lecture and music performance entitled “Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement”. It begins with a flute prelude performed by Galen. Followed by:
A 60 minutes PowerPoint presentation chronicling the music from the turn of the century to present day and highlights various artists, their music, their
influence on the evolution of jazz, and their struggles. In addition, it illustrates how jazz became an advocacy for the Civil Rights Movement, with proceeds
from jazz concerts used to finance major events such as the Freedom Rides and the March on Washington in 1963. Lecture is infused with music demonstrations.
Proceeding the talk will be a 15 – 20 minutes Q & A with Galen.
You may attend through a zoom link or join us in the library gallery to watch together on a large screen tv. Email Hannah Born at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up and for a zoom link or sign up here!
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