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Lionel Loueke Fusing Jazz, African Sounds

Lionel Loueke's professional life changed in 2001 when he auditioned for The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

His judges: jazz greats Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. Instead of being intimidated, Loueke seized the moment.

The African guitarist is now one of the most in-demand jazz guitarists in the world.

He speaks with Farai Chideya about his career and latest CD, Gilfema+2.

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