Victor Goines

Victor Goines, a jazz clarinetist/saxophonist was born in New Orleans in 1961. He received his Masters of Music from Virginia Commonwealth University. Goines is currently the director of jazz studies for the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. From 2000 to 2007, he was the first artistic director for the Juilliard School’s Jazz Program. Since 1993, he has been a member the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as well as the Wynton Marsalis septet. Goines has worked with artists such as Terence Blanchard and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Ruth Brown, Ray Charles. Bob Dylan. Dizzy Gillespie. Freddie Green. Lionel Hampton. Freddie Hubbard. B.B. King, Lenny Kravitz and Ellis Marsalis. More than 20 recordings have been recorded by him, including the soundtracks to three Ken Burns documentaries, the films Undercover Blues and When Night Falls on Manhattan. He has composed over 50 original pieces, including Jazz at Lincoln Center commissions. He also served on the faculties at Florida A

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