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Victor Goines is widely recognized as one of the most engaging and versatile performers, composers, collaborators and educators in music today. Drawing from his New Orleans roots, his extraordinary career includes performances throughout the world earning acclaim from audiences, critics, students and colleagues. Deeply committed to the field of jazz education, Mr. Goines currently holds the position of Northwestern University Artistic Director for the Jazz Studies program, Education Consultant for Jazz at Lincoln Center and has conducted master classes, clinics, workshops, lectures and lessons for The Denver School of the Arts, John Schreiber Group, Greater New Orleans Suzuki Foundation, Cornell University, the Columbus Youth Jazz Ensemble, The University of Scranton and numerous performing arts centers while touring with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. His education posts have included Professor of Jazz Saxophone/Woodwinds and Jazz Studies at Florida A & M University, Adjunct Professor at Xavier University, and a member of the faculties of Loyola University and the University of New Orleans. Victor represents the personification of the musician/teacher that must become a paradigm for education if unqualified excellence is to be achieved. –Mr. Ellis Marsalis A member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra since 1993, Mr. Goines also has an active solo career performing and recording with The Victor Goines Quartet including Sunrise to Midnight (2000), To Those We Love So Dearly (1999), Joe’s Blues (1998) and Genesis (1992). In addition to his solo releases, he has performed and collaborated with artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, The Wynton Marsalis Septet, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Marcus Roberts and the Academy of Ascension, The Smithsonian Masterworks Orchestra, The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet, The Herlin Riley Quintet, Terence Blanchard, Ruth Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders, Irma Thomas, Marcia Ball, Bo Didley Freddie Hubbard, James Moody, Damon Short, Freddie Green, Marlon Jordan, The George French Trio and a host of other renowned musicians and ensembles. Mr. Goines has recorded the scores for the motion pictures Undercover Blues, When Night Falls On Manhattan and Rosewood; for the television production of Moonlight Over Miami and The Big Easy (USA Cable Network, 1996); appeared in music videos and films including When Something’s Wrong With My Baby (Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville-1990); the 1991 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival; The New Orleans Concert (Dianne Reeves – 1992); Accent On The Offbeat (Wynton Marsalis and the New York City Ballet – 1993); Citi Movements (Wynton Marsalis and Garth Fagin – 1994); The City of Jazz, Classical Jazz Series (Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra – 1994); In This House, On This Morning (Wynton Marsalis for Jazz Central BET Cable – 1994); Marsalis on Music (Wynton Marsalis with Seiji Ozawa – 1995); Loosely Mozart (Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, and Marcus Roberts – Sony Classical/Channel 13 Productions – 1996); Sessions at West 54th Street “The Jazz@Lincoln Center Production of Wynton Marsalis’ Blood on the Fields,” 1997; the PBS Great Performances Production of Swingin’ with Duke, 1999; Ken Burns’ acclaimed documentaries JAZZ and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson; the PBS Live at Lincoln Center Production of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Tribute to James Black, 2003; and Higher Ground: Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, 2005. Born in 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Goines has played the clarinet since the age of eight. He continued his studies with Carl Blouin, Sr., who introduced him to the saxophone at St. Augustine High School. In 1980, he entered Loyola University in New Orleans where he studied clarinet and saxophone, receiving a Bachelor of Music Education Degree in 1984. As Mr. Goines’s interest in jazz increased, he contacted Ellis Marsalis in 1983 to take private lessons. Eight months later, Mr. Marsalis selected Mr. Goines to play saxophone as a member of his quartet. Mr. Goines left New Orleans in 1987 to pursue his graduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia receiving his Master of Music Degree in 1990. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.