Label: Elektra - ELK 52 141 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz • Style: Fusion, Jazz-Rock
Lee Ritenour. One of the great jazz guitarists and fusion pioneers, Lee Ritenour's dextrous finger work and willingness to adapt to different styles made him a superstar, not only in jazz circles but beyond, and much in demand for session work. Raised in California, Ritenour was 16 when his sophisticated playing first brought him to wider attention and he was hired on his first recording session with The Mamas And The Papas.
It led to a recording career in his own right, and he made his first album First Course - a jazz funk fusion - in Subsequent albums Captain Fingers and Feel The Night pursued crossover territory as he experimented with effects pedals and synthesizers and was brought in to play on Pink Floyd's The Wall. Through the s Ritenour experimented further, using both pop and classical influences on albums like RitBanded TogetherHarlequin and Earth Run and collaborated with various other artists, including The Yellowjackets and Kenny G on Portrait He also formed the contemporary jazz group Fourplay with You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Lee Ritenour - Feel The Night player Bob James and by the s was continuing to explore new musical areas; even including his year-old son Wesley playing drums on his album Smoke N' Mirrors, featuring a popular cover of Bill Withers' Lovely Day.
Celebrating 50 years as a professional musician inRitenour released the highly acclaimed 6 String Theory, with guest contributions from George Benson, B. King, Neal Schon and Steve Lukather. All rights reserved. Top Tracks Is This Love. Twist of Marley. Waiting In Vain. The Breakaway. All This Love. Titans of Smooth Jazz.
Rio Funk. Color Rit. Color Rit Remastered. Night Rhythms Album Version. Rio Funk Album Version. Is It You? Rit, Vol. Theme from "Three Days of the Condor". The Best Of Lee Ritenour. Latin Lover. Festival Remastered. Bahia Funk. You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Lee Ritenour - Feel The Night Up, Stand Up.
A Little Bumpin' Album Version. Smooth Jazz - Instrumental. Wild Rice. A Twist Of Rit. Crosstown Kids. Night Rhythms. Early A. Dave Grusin. Blue In Love Without Sex - Gwen McCrae - Something So Right Album Version.
Remembering J. Harlequin Arlequim Desconhecido. I Shot The Sheriff. Inner City Blues. George Benson. Jazz Pop Lounge. Bachianas Brasileiras No. Dolphin Dreams Album Version. Ooh Yeah. Fly By Night Album Version. Captain Fingers. The Village. Rhythm Sessions. Pavane, Op. Boss City Album Version. Smoke 'n' Mirrors Album Version. Smoke 'n' Mirrors. Similar artists. Larry Carlton. Brian Culbertson. Spyro Gyra. Gerald Albright. Discography Albums. Twist Of Rit. Access the complete album info 12 songs.
All The Same Tonight. Mister Reggae. The Kiss. Access the complete album info 10 songs. Earth Run Remastered. Earth Run. The Sauce. Access the complete album info 9 songs. Rio Sol. Waiting For You. Odile, Odila. Portrait Remastered. Turn The Heat Up. White Water. Shades In The Shade. River Man. Fat Albert Rotunda. Children's Song 1.
By Bike. Maybe Tomorrow. Cross My Heart. Promises, Promises. Keep It Alive. A Fantasy. Tied Up. Feel The Night. Market Place. Wicked Wine. French Roast. Midnight Lady. Uh Oh! Operator Thief On The Line. Banded The Underworld Medley - Various - Stars On 25 Part II - The Underworld Medley. Other Love.
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