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Lionel Loueke
Lionel Loueke

Hailed as a “gentle virtuoso” by Jon Pareles of The New York Times, guitarist/vocalist Lionel Loueke follows up his acclaimed Blue Note releases Karibu and Mwaliko with the extraordinary Heritage. Co-produced by piano great and Blue Note l …

Lionel Loueke Announces Tour Dates In Support Of His New Album Mwaliko, To Be Released By Blue Note On Feb. 9
Lionel Loueke Announces Tour Dates In Support Of His New Album Mwaliko, To Be Released By Blue Note On Feb. 9

Mwaliko Features A Series Of Duets With Angelique Kidjo, Esperanza Spalding, Richard Bona & Marcus Gilmore January 20, 2010 — Lionel Loueke has announced a first run of tour dates in support of Mwaliko, his sophomore album for Blue Note Re …

Lionel Loueke Awarded 2009 USA Fellowship
Lionel Loueke Awarded 2009 USA Fellowship

Guitarist Reveals Cover Artwork For Mwaliko, His Sophomore Blue Note Album To Be Released Feb. 9 New Album Features A Series Of Intimate Duets With Angelique Kidjo, Esperanza Spalding, Richard Bona & Marcus Gilmore December 15, 2009 — Unit …

Lionel Loueke Returns With “Mwaliko” To Be Released Feb. 9 By Blue Note Records
Lionel Loueke Returns With “Mwaliko” To Be Released Feb. 9 By Blue Note Records

Acclaimed Guitarist’s New Album Features A Series Of Intimate Duets With Angelique Kidjo, Esperanza Spalding, Richard Bona & Marcus Gilmore November 16, 2009 — On February 9, 2010, Blue Note Records will release Mwaliko, the new album from …

Lionel Loueke
Lionel Loueke

Originally from the small West African nation of Benin, guitarist Lionel Loueke has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past several years. In 2008 and 2009, he was picked as top Rising Star guitarist in Down Beat magazine’s annual Critics Pol …

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