Berklee Today: Out of Africa

By
Mark Small
December 4, 2008
Lionel Loueke '01
Photo by Jimmy Katz

The musical path of guitarist Lionel Loueke as been quite different from that of most jazz musicians. Loueke's journey began in the tiny country of Benin in West Africa and, after many unforeseen twists and turns, has taken him to some of the world's most prestigious concert venues. As a member of the sextet led by renowned pianist Herbie Hancock, he recently completed a European tour and touched down in Berlin, London, Warsaw, Milan, Stockholm, Athens, and elsewhere.

Read more about Lionel Loueke '01 in Berklee Today.