Victor Goines

Loyola University

The idea may be big, but the music is universal. Officials want to embrace creative arts like jazz education, for example, as one way to restore civility in public life. Victor Goines, world-renowned clarinetist, saxophonist, educator and one of the most respected musicians in jazz today, will speak to that in an Oct. 21 lecture at Loyola University.

The 3 p.m. event in the Nunemaker Auditorium of Monroe Hall is free and open to the public.

Clarinetist and saxophonist Victor Goines is a New Orleans native of great musical accomplishment. A longtime member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, he also fronts his own quartet and quintet, and these days runs the Jazz Studies program at Northwestern University in Chicago. Victor Goines plays Jazz Fest with his outstanding quartet Sunday, April 29th.