Produced by

Lionel Loueke

Friday, July 18, 2008

West African Lionel Loueke is the guitarist on Herbie Hancock’s "River: The Joni Letters," which just won a Grammy for best album of 2007. He is now releasing his Blue Note debut, Karibu, which includes appearances by Hancock himself and saxophonist Wayne Shorter. Lionel Loueke joins us to talk about mixing jazz giants with African traditions. And, he performs in the studio.

Guests:

Lionel Loueke

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