Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement

Event Type: Performing Arts
Age Group(s): Adults, About 55 and over
Date: 2/12/2021
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement is a combined lecture and music performance featuring Flutist/Lecturer Galen Abdur-Razzaq. It will begin with a flute prelude performed by Galen followed by a 60 minute presentation chronicling the history of music from the turn of the century to present day, highlighting various artists, their music, their influence on the evolution of jazz, and their struggles. Additionally, it will illustrate
how jazz became an advocate 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. This lecture is infused with music demonstrations and students will be given an opportunity to test their knowledge via trivia.

Registration requested.

Location: Zoom Virtual Room 1 (webinars and meetings)
Other Information:
 This is a virtual event using the Zoom Platform. Please register for the event here (be sure to include your email address) and the appropriate Zoom information will be sent to you in a timely manner or use the following webinar ID to join: 819 5066 4002
Contact: Kristy Bauman
Presenter: Galen Abdur-Razzaq
Link: Zoom Link
Status: Closed

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