Lionel Loueke Trio
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.
1/2 Price for Students at the Door
Show at 7:00 PM
Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM
Ticket price includes 5% city of Santa Cruz Admission Tax. Service charge additional.
All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.
Kuumbwa Jazz Center (View)
320-2 Cedar St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|