Hickory – Join the library as they host Jazz & The Civil Rights Movement Virtual Presentation on zoom, February 21, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.Library Hosts Free Jazz

Galen Abdur-Razzaq, jazz flautist and jazz history expert will provide an evening of entertainment and education. Learn about the history of Jazz and its role in the Civil Rights Movement at this program that is part lecture, part musical performance. This is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss!

Galen studied at the Berklee College of Music and holds a Master’s Degree in Performing Arts and Education from Rutgers University. He is a riveting speaker who has performed about the history of jazz at colleges and universities for over 30 years. A recording artist, composer, arranger, and educator, his performance portfolio includes such greats as Billy Taylor, Sonny Phillips, Gwen Guthrie, Jimmy Heath, Melba Moore, and Sun Ra. Please register to receive the Zoom link.

The presentation is free but registration is required. Register at https://www.hickorync.gov/calendar/event/virtual-presentation-of-jazz-the-civil-rights-movement/.