Jazz Flutist to Perform

As a part of Ursinus’ continuing celebration of Black History Month, flutist Galen Razzaq will give a jazz performance on Feb. 16 in Wismer Lower Lounge at 7 p.m. Born in Montclair, N. J., Razzaq is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and Rutgers University, and holds a master’s degree in fine arts and education. He is also an arranger, composer, director, educator, and writer.

Flutist Galen Razzaq

In his thirty years of performing and recording internationally, Razzaq has collaborated with some of the jazz and blues greats such as Billy Taylor, Sonny Phillips, Gwen Guthrie, Jimmy Heath, and many more. He has been lauded for his ability to transform an audience with his smooth, rich sound.– David Hysek 2011