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Lee Ritenour

g, *1952 US, Los Angeles
Musician / Composer of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Lee Mack Ritenour

Guitarist and composer, born 11 January 1952 in Los Angeles, California. With over 30 charting "contemporary jazz" hits since 1976, Ritenour has been busy, contributing to over 3000 sessions. At the age of 16, while providing guitar at his first session with The Mamas & The Papas, he was nicknamed "Captain Fingers" due to his dexterity.

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Synthesizer
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Is It You on Rit, Vol. 1 by Lee Ritenour
Get Up, Stand Up on The Very Best Of Lee Ritenour by Lee Ritenour
I Can’t Let Go - Remastered on Color Rit by Lee Ritenour
Dreamwalkin' (Along With Me) on Rit/2 by Lee Ritenour
Lovely Day on Smoke 'n' Mirrors by Lee Ritenour
River Man on Rhythm Sessions by Lee Ritenour
Early A.M. Attitude on Smoothest Jazz by Various Artists
Papa Was A Rolling Stone on Overtime by Lee Ritenour
Is It You? on Overtime by Lee Ritenour
Mr. Briefcase on Rit, Vol. 1 by Lee Ritenour

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Vinyl LP CollectionLee Ritenour2016Compil.
A Twist Of RitLee Ritenour2015Album
Rit & Rit 2Lee Ritenour2015Compil.
Rhythm SessionsLee Ritenour2012Album
Masterpieces - Best of The GRP YearsLee Ritenour2012Compil.
Shape Of My Heart (Radio Single)Lee Ritenour2010Single
6 String TheoryLee Ritenour2010Album
AmparoLee Ritenour & Dave Grusin2008Album
Smoke ´N´ MirrorsLee Ritenour2006Album
OvertimeLee Ritenour2005Album
Rio / On The LineLee Ritenour2005Compil.
World Of BrazilLee Ritenour2005Compil.
Friendship / The Captain's JourneyLee Ritenour2005Compil.
OvertimeLee Ritenour2004Album
The Very Best OfLee Ritenour2003Compil.
Live in Montreal, with special guesrsLee Ritenour2003Album
RIT Special (Lee Ritenour Llve) / Steps Ahead (Live in Tokyo)Lee Ritenour, Steps Ahead2003Album
Rit's HouseLee Ritenour2002Album
Two WorldsLee Ritenour & Dave Grusin2000Album
Live From The Cocoanut Grove (Vol. 1 & 2)Lee Ritenour1999Album
This Is LoveLee Ritenour1998Album
Alive in L.A.Lee Ritenour1997Album
Water To Drink (Agua De Beber)Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin1997Single
3-Track Cd PromoLee Ritenour & Larry Carlton1995Album
Larry & LeeLee Ritenour & Larry Carlton1995Album
Larry & LeeLee Ritenour & Larry Carlton1995Album
Wes BoundLee Ritenour1993Album
Waiting In VainLee Ritenour1993Album
Waiting In VainLee Ritenour Featuring Maxi Priest1993Single
The Monkey PeopleLee Ritenour, Raul Julia1991Album
CollectionLee Ritenour1991Compil.
Live From The Coconut Grove - Volume 1Lee Ritenour1990Album
Stolen MomentsLee Ritenour1990Album
Color RitLee Ritenour1989Album
GRP Super LiveDave Grusin / Lee Ritenour / Chick Corea / Diane Schuur / Tom Scott1988Album
The SinglesLee Ritenour1988Album
Don't Worry Baby / Tequila DreamsEverly Brothers With The Beach Boys / Dave Grusin Featuring Lee Ritenour1988Single
GRP Super LiveDave Grusin / Lee Ritenour / Chick Corea / Diane Schuur / Tom Scott1988Album
FestivalLee Ritenour1988Album
Turn The Heat UpLee Ritenour1987Album
PortraitLee Ritenour1987Album
VictoryLee Ritenour1987Single
Earth RunLee Ritenour1986Album
GRP Live In SessionDave Grusin / Lee Ritenour / Diane Schuur / Dave Valentin1985Album
Live From The Record PlantLee Ritenour & Dave Grusin1985Album
Live From The Record PlantLee Ritenour, Dave Grusin1985Album
American FlyersLee Ritenour And Greg Mathieson1985Album
HarlequinDave Grusin / Lee Ritenour1985Album
GRP Live In SessionDave Grusin / Lee Ritenour / Diane Schuur / Dave Valentin1985Album
Mandela / Rit Variations IILee Ritenour1984Album
RIT/Special - Lee Ritenour LiveLee Ritenour1984Album
Banded TogetherLee Ritenour1984Album
On The LineLee Ritenour1983Album
Rit/2Lee Ritenour1982Album
クロス・マイ・ハート = Cross My HeartLee Ritenour1982Single
Love Theme From An Officer And A Gentleman / Up Where We BelongLee Ritenour / Joe Cocker And Jennifer Warnes1982Album
RioLee Ritenour1982Album
Keep It Alive / Tied UpLee Ritenour Featuring Eric Tagg1982Single
Sugarloaf Express / Gentle Afternoon / Jennifer Anne's Samba / Beginning SongKazumi Watanabe / Lee Ritenour / Don Latarski1982Album
RitLee Ritenour1981Album
Mr. BriefcaseLee Ritenour1981Album
Is It You?Lee Ritenour1981Album
Countdown (Captain Fingers)Lee Ritenour1981Album
The BestLee Ritenour1980Compil.
The Best Of Lee RitenourLee Ritenour1980Compil.
Fusion Guitar SpecialLee Ritenour, Kenji Omura, Kazumi Watanabe1979Compil.
FusionLee Ritenour1979Album
Market Place / You Make Me Feel Like DancingLee Ritenour1979Single
Feel The NightLee Ritenour1979Album
Market PlaceLee Ritenour1979Single
Lee Ritenour In RioLee Ritenour1979Album
Concierto De AranjuezKenji Omura, Kazumi Watanabe, Lee Ritenour1978Album
FriendshipLee Ritenour1978Album
Morning Glory / Sugarloaf ExpressLee Ritenour1978Single
The Captain's JourneyLee Ritenour1978Album
Captain FingersLee Ritenour1977Album
Lee Ritenour & His Gentle ThoughtsLee Ritenour1977Album
Sugar Loaf Express Featuring Lee RitenourSugar Loaf Express Featuring Lee Ritenour1977Album
No Es Hermosa? ("Isn´t She Lovely")Lee Ritenour1977Single
A Little Bit Of This And A Little Bit Of ThatLee Ritenour1976Single
First CourseLee Ritenour1976Album
Um EncontroLee Ritenour E Oscar Castro-Neves1974Album
If I'm Dreamin' (Don't Wake Me)Lee RitenourSingle
Just The Two Of Us / (Just) Tell Me Pretty LiesGrover Washington, Jr. / Lee RitenourSingle
Fusion Guitarists Big 3Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, George BensonAlbum
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