Lionel Loueke (born 27 April 1973) is a guitarist and vocalist born in Benin. He moved to Ivory Coast in 1990 to study at the National Institute of Art. He attended the American School of Modern Music in Paris, France from 1994–1998. In 1999, Loueke was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where he earned a degree in Jazz Performance in 2000.

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  • Lionel Loueke, né le 27 avril 1973 au Bénin, est un guitariste de jazz. (fr)
  • Lionel Loueke (* 27. April 1973 in Benin) ist ein ursprünglich aus Westafrika stammender, in den USA lebender Jazzgitarrist, der Fusion-Musik mit stilistischen Anleihen seiner westafrikanischen Heimat spielt. (de)
  • Nato in Benin, Lionel studia musica prima a Parigi poi negli Stati Uniti, a Boston, al Berklee College of Music e al Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz di Los Angeles. È proprio nel periodo degli studi al Monk Institute che viene notato da Terence Blanchard che, dopo il diploma, lo prende nel suo sestetto. Loueke partecipa ai primi due album di Blanchard anche come compositore. Attualmente è membro della Herbie Hancock touring band. Lionel Loueke ha suonato e registrato con artisti quali Kenwood Dennard, George Garzone, Bob Hurst, Alphonso Johnson, Angelique Kidjo, Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Cassandra Wilson, Wayne Shorter, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Charlie Haden, Richard Bona, Nathan East, Vinnie Colaiuta, Marcus Miller, Sting, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kenny Garrett, Roy Hargrove, Santana, Dennis Chambers e Gretchen Parlato. I membri della sua band sono gli stessi da quando andava al conservatorio di Brooklyn: Massimo Biolcati al basso e l'Ucraino Feranc Nemeth alla batteria. (it)
  • Lionel Loueke (born 27 April 1973) is a guitarist and vocalist born in Benin. He moved to Ivory Coast in 1990 to study at the National Institute of Art. He attended the American School of Modern Music in Paris, France from 1994–1998. In 1999, Loueke was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where he earned a degree in Jazz Performance in 2000. (en)
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  • Loueke playing a skeleton guitar. Photo by Sheldon Levy
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  • Lionel Loueke, né le 27 avril 1973 au Bénin, est un guitariste de jazz. (fr)
  • Lionel Loueke (* 27. April 1973 in Benin) ist ein ursprünglich aus Westafrika stammender, in den USA lebender Jazzgitarrist, der Fusion-Musik mit stilistischen Anleihen seiner westafrikanischen Heimat spielt. (de)
  • Lionel Loueke (born 27 April 1973) is a guitarist and vocalist born in Benin. He moved to Ivory Coast in 1990 to study at the National Institute of Art. He attended the American School of Modern Music in Paris, France from 1994–1998. In 1999, Loueke was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where he earned a degree in Jazz Performance in 2000. (en)
  • Nato in Benin, Lionel studia musica prima a Parigi poi negli Stati Uniti, a Boston, al Berklee College of Music e al Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz di Los Angeles. È proprio nel periodo degli studi al Monk Institute che viene notato da Terence Blanchard che, dopo il diploma, lo prende nel suo sestetto. Loueke partecipa ai primi due album di Blanchard anche come compositore. Attualmente è membro della Herbie Hancock touring band. I membri della sua band sono gli stessi da quando andava al conservatorio di Brooklyn: Massimo Biolcati al basso e l'Ucraino Feranc Nemeth alla batteria. (it)
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