Jazz Near You

California Home » Calendar » Event

Lionel Loueke Trio at Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Where

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Map
831-427-2227

When

Mon, April 16, 2018
7:00 pm

Save Event

Tickets

About

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 Notes 75th anniversary all-star band with Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Ambrose Akinmusire and Marcus Strickland....

read more

Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on February 1, 2018