Lee Ritenour plays in Hollywood (2017)

January 14, 2017 - Lee Ritenour will be at Catalina Jazz Nightclub, Hollywood, CA<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Lee Ritenour. ‘Captain Lee’

This day (January 11, 1952), in Los Angeles, California, is born Lee Ritenour, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Dave Grusin – KNKX Studio Session (2019) 2 . Stone Flower (2018) 3 . w/ Dave Grusin – Amager Bio (2017) 4 . A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That (2016) 5 . Rio Funk (2015) 6 . w/ Friends – @ Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) 7 . w/ Dave Grusin – Minden Jazz Club ( 2012…

Lee Ritenour meets Mike Stern in Denver (2012)

December 12, 2012 - Lee Ritenour is with Mike Stern at The Soiled Dove in Denver, CO<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Bali Run (w/ Lee Ritenour, Blue Note Tokyo '91) 2 . Bali Run (w/ Larry Carlton, 2000) 3 . Bali Run (Tokyo Jazz, 2008) 4 . 101 Eastbound 5 . 101 Eastbound 6 . Max O Man 7 . Max O Man (Blue Note, Tokyo, 1991) 8 . After The Dance…

Peter Erskine, Lee Ritenour et al meet in Seattle (2013)

August 25, 2013 - Peter Erskine, Lee Ritenour and Larry Goldings will share the stage at Jazz Alley in Seattle<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin et al are live in studio (1985)

August 14, 1985 - GRP artists - Dave Grusin (kb), Lee Ritenour (g), Diane Schuur (voc), Dave Valentin (fl), Ivan Lins (kb, voc), Larry Williams (kb, s), Abe Laboriel, Jr. (b) and Carlos Vega (d) - record a live album at the Record Plant in Los Angeles <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit'…

Lee Ritenour goes clubbing in Paris (2013)

July 23, 2013 - Lee Ritenour goes clubbing at New Morning in Paris<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Lee Ritenour plays at North Sea Jazz (2009)

July 10, 2009 - Lee Ritenour performs with Patrice Rushen (p, kb), Melvin Davis (b) and Will Kennedy (d) at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in Rotterdam, The Netherlands<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin team up at Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta (2013)

March 1, 2013 - Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin will be at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival held at A3 Hall JIExpo Kemayoran in Jakarta, Indonesia.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Lee Ritenour visits Denmark (2016)

February 22, 2016 - Lee Ritenour and his band will play at the Cultural Yard in Helsingør, Denmark<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Lee-Ritenour-–-A-Twist-Of-Rit-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lee Ritenour - A Twist Of Rit' width='190' height='161'/>

Lee Ritenour – A Twist Of Rit

Released on August 21, 2015, "A Twist Of Rit" is an album by Lee Ritenour revisiting and reworking songs from some of his earliest albums.(Source A Twist Of Rit | Lee Ritenour – Official site)GuitarworldGuitarist Lee Ritenour Discusses His New Album, ‘A Twist of Rit’What I started to notice was that a lot of these groups were borrowing elements that we were doing back in the Seventies and…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 02/52

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy Page

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 50/52

Joe Bonamassa, Derek Trucks, Billy Gibbons, Eric Gales, Lucky Peterson, Robben Ford, Steve Hackett, Joe Satriani, John Mclaughlin, Pat Metheny, Jim Hall, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Steve Howe, Mark Speer, Wes Montgomery

This week In One-Off Collaborations 42/52

Flea & Nirvana, Eddie Van Halen & Sheryl Crow, Keith Richards & U2, John Mayer & Eric Clapton, Lee Ritenour & Steve Lukather, Steve Cropper, Robert Cray & Dave Edmonds, Elton John & Leon Russell, Lauryn Hill & Ziggy Marley, Wyclef Jean & Destiny's Child, Donna Summer & Seal, Jack Bruce & Friends, John Legend & Esperanza Spalding

This week In Jazz Legends 33/52 (special collaborations)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Kenny Barron, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Mel Torme, George Shearing, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman, Antonio Faraò, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Mike Stern,…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 30/52

Mark Knopfler, Tommy Emmanuel, Kurt Rosewinkel, Peter Bernstein, John Scofield, Lee Ritenour, Gary Clark Jr., Buckethead, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Slash, Jeff Beck, Jack White

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Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Tomatito, Sonny Landreth, Ronny Jordan, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Micheal Hampton, Joe Satriani, Marc Ribot, John Scofield, Lee Ritenour, Frank Zappa, Steve Vai

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 26/52

Chet Atkins, Stanley Jordan, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Steve Vai, Mick Taylor, Randy Bachman, Buckethead, John Frusciante, Angus Young, Ritchie Blackmore, Pete Townshend

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : 1 . Mister Magic (2019) 2 . Submarine (2018) 3 . Westchester Lady (2016) 4 . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) 5 . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) 6 . Angela 7 . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) 8 . Westchester Lady 9 . Mind…

Pink Floyd release their eleventh album : ‘The Wall’ featuring ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ and ‘Comfortably Numb’ (1979)

Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' is their eleventh studio album co-produced with Bob Ezrin and released as a double album on November 30, 1979 by Harvest / Columbia1 . In The Flesh (1980) 2 . In The Flesh (Live) 3 . The Thin Ice (Live, 1980) 4 . Another Brick In The Wall (Live, 1980) 5 . Another Brick In The Wall, Part Two (Official Video) 6 . The Happiest Days Of Our Lives (Live, 1981) 7 . Mother (The…

RSO publish ‘Saturday Night Fever’ the soundtrack album from the eponymous film (1977)

'Saturday Night Fever' is the soundtrack album from the eponymous film featuring 'How Deep Is Your Love,' 'Stayin' Alive' and 'Night Fever' by the Bee Gees and released on November 15, 1977 by RSO / Polydor1 . Stayin Alive 2 . How Deep Is Your Love 3 . Night Fever 4 . More Than A Woman (w/ Bee Gees) 5 . If I Can't Have You (1977) 6 . Fifth Of Beethoven 7 . Open Sesame w/ Kool & The Gang 8 .…

Happy Birthday Steve Lukather. ‘Hot Hand Luke’

This day (October 21, 1957), in San Fernando Valley, is born Steve Lukather, an American guitarist and singer, best known for his work with Toto.Tracklist : 1 . I Found The Sun Again (2021) 2 . Run To Me (2020) 3 . w/ Toto - Home of the Brave (2019) 4 . Black Magic woman 5 . Bridge of Sigh (2016) 6 . Wings Of Time (2015) 7 . Smile (2013) 8 . Tumescent (2012) 9 . @ Elysée Montmartre Paris (2010)…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a "Benson Strictly Guitar" video playlist featuring a non-singing Benson, for all of you out there who love to watch the…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-second album : ‘Guilty’ featuring ‘Woman in Love’ (1980)

Barbra Streisand's 'Guilty' is her twenty-second studio album , produced and co-written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and released on September 23, 1980 by Columbia.1 . Guilty (w/ The Bee Gees, Live) 2 . Woman In Love Track Listing : 1.Guilty (Barry Gibb Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:23 . 2.Woman In Love (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:49 . 3.Run Wild (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:06 . 4.Promises…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.1 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Marcus Miller) 2 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (2013, Jazz Fest) 3 . The George Benson Sessions: The Making Of Songs And Stories: Living In High Definition Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48…

Warner Bros. publish Fourplay’s second album : ‘Between the Sheets’ (1993)

Fourplay's 'Between the Sheets' is their second album released on August 17, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . Chant 2 . Chant (Cape Town) 3 . Monterey Intro 4 . Between The Sheets (w/ Chaka Khan) Track listing : 1.Chant (Bob James) - 06:24 . 2.Monterey (Lee Ritenour) - 06:12 . 3.Between the Sheets (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:45 . 4.Li'l…

Heads Up International release Mike Stern’s fourteenth solo album : ‘Big Neighborhood’ (2009)

Mike Stern's 'Big Neighborhood' is his fourteenth solo studio album released on August 11, 2009 by Heads Up International.1 . Big Neighborhood (w/ Lee Ritenour) 2 . Big Neighborhood (Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Ny 6-19-10) 3 . Interview Miles Davis 4 . Reach (w/ Richard Bona) 5 . All Access 360 (Check One) Track listing : 1.Big Neighborhood (Mike Stern) - 07:40 . 2.6th Street (Mike Stern) - 07:49…

George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013inLos Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) 2 . Leverkusener Jazztage Live (2011) 3 . w/ Lee Ritenour, Marcus Miller & Vinnie Colaiuta - It'S On 4 . w/ Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me 5 . w/ Marcus Miller,…

Happy Birthday Dave Grusin. ‘Scorecerer’

This day (June 26, 1934), in Littleton, Colorado, is born Robert David Grusin a.k.a Dave Grusin, an American composer, arranger and pianist .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Lee Ritenour - Jarasum Int'l Jazz Festival (2017) 2 . Live from the Crown (2015) 3 . w/ Michael Brecker + Big Band - Somethings coming on 4 . w/ Lee Ritenour - Live In Montreux (2011) 5 . w/ Patti Austin - It Might Be You 6 . w/ Lee…

Feliz Aniversário Eumir Deodato. ‘Also Spielt Deodato’

This day (June 22, 1943), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Eumir Deodato, a Brazilian pianist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : 1 . Carly and Carole 2 . Super Strut (2007) 3 . Skyscrapers (2011) 4 . Memorial da América Latina (2007) 5 . Also Sprach Zarathustra 6 . St. Louis Blues & Super Strut (1975) Tracklist : Also sprach Zarathustra . Bebê . Samba Do Aviao . Double Face . The Crossing…

Happy Birthday Taj Mahal. ‘Senor Mahal’

This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Keb' Mo' - She Knows How To Rock Me (2018) . Corrina (2016) . Queen Bee (2015) . Diving Duck Blues (2013) . Checkin' Up On My Baby (2012) . Senor Blues (2010) . w/ The Phantom Blues Band - New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…