A World of Improvisation: The context of music and our everyday lives

November 16, 2020

Professor of Jazz Studies Victor Goines argues that everyone is an improviser. In this presentation, “A World of Improvisation,” Goines discusses improvisation in the context of music and our everyday lives.

About the Presenter

Victor Goines is director of jazz studies at the Bienen School of Music. A clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator, he has been a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Septet since 1993. Goines is also an acclaimed solo artist and composer, with more than 50 original works to his credit. Prior to his appointment at Northwestern in 2007, he served as artistic director of the jazz program at the Juilliard School.

This event was presented by the Northwestern Alumni Association.

The views and opinions expressed by our speakers and participants do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Northwestern University or its affiliates.



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