Jazz Virtuoso Victor Goines: 'Flowers for Juilli'

Victor Goines holds on to his tenor sax during an summer 2003 outdoor concert.

hide captionVictor Goines holds on to his tenor sax during a summer 2003 outdoor concert in the central Italian town of Lucca, north of Rome.

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NPR's Tavis Smiley talks to Victor Goines, the renowned saxophonist and clarinetist. Goines is also director of the Institute for Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School in New York, and has collaborated on a benefit CD for the school, Flowers for Juilli.

From the Juilliard Benefit CD 'Flowers for Juilli'

Juilliard instructors perform Victor Goines' composition:

Listen 'Greens of Blues'

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