Galo Inga

Raised in Newark, New Jersey; Galo Inga started playing classical music at age 13 winning a scholarship at the Newark School of the Arts after his first year of training. Later on he attended Arts High school where he formed part of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz under the guidance of Dr. J.B Dyas. He taught him the essence of jazz “Ethnic diversity with individual freedom but with responsibility to the group”. He was also part of NJPAC’s Jazz for Teens and The Brick City Orchestra. While attending these programs he was able to meet and play with living legends such as Jon Faddis, Bobby Watson, and Terell Stafford. He has played in many venues in New York City such as Lincoln Center and Blue Note. Galo Inga completed his undergraduate studies at Montclair State University in 2019 under a merit based scholarship and is an active educator and performer in the tri-state area.