Lionel Loueke Trio




Lionel Loueke’s first gig was an accident: He was at a club while the performing band was taking a break. In need of money, Lionel went onstage and started playing his guitar. Expecting reproach from the manager of the club, he asked Lionel to keep playing. Since then, he’s gone on to play with some of jazz’s greatest musicians.


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