Galen Abdur-Razzaq

Jazz flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq is a major entertainment figure on college and university campuses across the nation. This performer, composer, arranger, director, and writer is also a riveting speaker on the topic of jazz and its historical significance.

A graduate of Rutgers University himself, where he received a master’s degree in fine arts, Abdur-Razzaq calls his style of music “spiritual jazz.” He has performed for more than 30 years and has shared the stage with world-renowned artists like Billy Taylor, Melba Moore, Sun Ra, and John Patton.


This artist appears in Jubilee #408: Galen Abdur-Razzaq.