Lee Ritenour - Quotes

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I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.

I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.

Even though there are some great keyboard players on the album, there are a number of songs with no keyboard on them and the backing is all guitar oriented. This is first time I've ever done this actually. ---->>>

I used a baritone guitar with a very unusual tuning that became the body of the composition, while the classical guitar is on top of it with the main rhythm part. ---->>>

My son Wesley has just turned 13. He was 12 during the recording of this record and he is quite a drummer already and has been studying drums since he was four, but he's also very interested in African percussion and studies percussion. ---->>>

Arranging is the way I put my stamp on my music as much as my guitar playing. ---->>>

I always recommend to any player to always compose their own music. It's one of the best things you can do to find a road to your own style. ---->>>

I had redesigned my entire amplifier system for this tour because airlines are very strict now. ---->>>

In 2010, I had been playing guitar for 50 years. ---->>>

I always love making albums. I'm passionate about it and it's something that's healthy for the soul and spirit. ---->>>

Zamajobe is great. She's a terrific singer from South Africa. ---->>>

If you play the very subtle jazz tunes with acoustic pianos, acoustic bass and it's a dead standard, you are going to play very differently. It depends on the music. ---->>>

Well, Smoke n' Mirrors has very much a world music flavor and it doesn't park itself in one country. It borrows heavily from the Brazilian angle, which is dear to my heart, and I recorded several albums with that flavor. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-01, 1952
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Occupation: Musician

Lee Mack Ritenour (born January 11, 1952) is an American jazz guitarist who has contributed to over 3000 sessions and has charted over 30 contemporary jazz hits since 1976.(wikipedia)