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Virgin Forest

Label: ObliqSound
Released: 2007
Track listing: Prelude to Rossignol; Rossignol; Prelude to Vivi; Vivi; Kponnon Kp

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Lionel Loueke: Virgin Forest

Read "Virgin Forest" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes


Guitarist/singer Lionel Loueke's Virgin Forest blends West African rhythms with standard jazz idioms, boiling down the music to its soul-catching essentials. Loueke sings and scats in Fon and Mina, languages from Benin and Mali, and his vocals and guitar playing are so seductive that one doesn't need to understand either to be drawn in.

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Rossignol

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Label: ObliqSound
Released: 2007
Duration: 5:24


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