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The History of Jazz and Civil Rights

Sunday, February 28, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Darien Library invites you to attend a virtual music and lecture event. Galen Abdur-Razzaq will talk about the history of jazz, its historical significance and its most influential contributors.

Galen will chronicle jazz music from the turn of the century to present day. This is a family-friendly program with emphasis on understanding and appreciation of jazz and its historical significance – a true American heritage.

This presentation will include a flute performance by Galen, and it will be infused with musical examples.

Register for this memorable event

About the Presenter

Galen Abdur-Razzaq is an extraordinary flutist with an extensive performance career. Razzaq is also a riveting speaker with encyclopedic knowledge on the topic of jazz history.

He studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and received an MA in education and performing arts from Rutgers University. A former educator, composer, arranger, director, and producer of children’s songs. Razzaq has performed and lectured at colleges and universities for over twenty-five years. For more information on Galen visit his website.

Registration Information

Need help registering? Email Adult Programming at apstaff@darienlibrary.org.

This event will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email confirming your registration with a link to join the meeting after you register.

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