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Lionel Loueke Trio
Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Advance ticket sales for this show have ended.
Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:00 PM
Lionel Loueke picked up the guitar late at age 17. After his initial to exposure to jazz in Benin, he left to attend the National Institute of Art in Ivory Coast. In 1994 he left Africa to pursue jazz studies at the American School of Modern Music in Paris then came to the U.S. on a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music where he first encountered his future trio mates Massimo Biolcati and Ferenc Nemeth. After graduating, Loueke was accepted to the Thelonious Monk Institute where he was able to study with his most significant mentors: Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Terence Blanchard. He continues to tour the world with his own trio as well as with Hancock and is a member of Blue Note’s 75th anniversary all-star band with Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Ambrose Akinmusire and Marcus Strickland.
$25/Advance $30/Door | All Ages
½ Price for Students at the Door
(5% city tax and service charge not included)
Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM