Original Compositions (Book)
30008
Lionel Loueke's signature is one of limitless rhythmic invention. He has established a unique identity born of the synthesis between West African and Brazilian music within the modern jazz idiom. In his compositions, these influences fuse together, creating evocative African textures spliced with a guitar sound that channels the phrasing of a kora. When combined with his voice, Loueke's unique soundtransports the listener even further. This book contains 21 original compositions and 5 solo transcriptions wh ...more
Product Number:
30008
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
72
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8459-3
ISBN13:
978-07866-8459-5
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/17/2012
Lionel Loueke's signature is one of limitless rhythmic invention. He has established a unique identity born of the synthesis between West African and Brazilian music within the modern jazz idiom. In his compositions, these influences fuse together, creating evocative African textures spliced with a guitar sound that channels the phrasing of a kora. When combined with his voice, Loueke's unique soundtransports the listener even further. This book contains 21 original compositions and 5 solo transcriptions which give the reader insight into the compositional language of guitarist-vocalist Lionel Loueke.
Original Compositions by Lionel Loueke

Akwe (Gilfema, 2005)
Benny's Tune (Karibu, 2008)
Benny's Tune (Solo Transcription)
Cove (Gilfema +2, 2008)
Dangbe Dance (Heritage, 2012)
Farafina (Heritage, 2012)
Farafina (Solo Transcription)
Flying (Mwaliko, 2010)
Freedom Dance (Heritage, 2012)
Gbede Temin (Gilfema, 2005)
Goree (Heritage, 2012)
Griot (Mwaliko, 2010)
Griot (Solo Transcription)
Hope (Heritage, 2012)
Ifê (Heritage, 2012)
Ifê (Solo Transcription)
Karibu (Karibu, 2008)
Karibu (Solo Transcription)
Light Dark (Karibu, 2008)
Manding (Gilfema, 2005)
Ouidah (Heritage, 2012)
Seven Teens (Karibu, 2008)
Twins (Gilfema +2, 2008)
Virgin Forest (Virgin Forest, 2006)
Vivi (Gilfema +2, 2008)
Zala (Karibu, 2008)
 
Series: None
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