2/28/08

Lee Ritenour _ Night Rhythms


Lee Mack "Captain Fingers" Ritenour (born January 11, 1952) is an internationally acclaimed guitarist, recording artist, composer and producer. He began his career at 16 as a session player. He has appeared on over 3000 sessions & recorded 40 solo and collaboration albums. He had a world wide hit with "Is It You" in 1981.

Lee Ritenour - Night Rhythms


See Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin - Live from the Record Plant

Ritenour holds the distinction of having two of the promotional videos for his songs ("Is It You," and "Mr. Briefcase") being played during MTV's first hour. He is engaged to Japanese singer-songwriter Anri. His music is heavily influenced by Wes Montgomery. Not only has he paid frequent tributes to his hero, his son, born in 1993, is named Wesley.

Lee Ritenour website http://www.leeritenour.com/
Lee Ritenour guitar licks http://www.jazzguitar.be/lee_ritenour_guitar_tabs.html

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