04/09/2015

Lee Ritenour "A Twist Of Rit" (2015) -Smooth Jazz / Jazz Rock-



Label : Concord Music Group


01 - Wild Rice** (Lee Ritenour)
02 - Fatback** (Lee Ritenour)
03 - Ooh Yeah** (Lee Ritenour)
04 - W.O.R.K.N' It (Weckl, Ozone, Ritenour, Kennedy) (Lee Ritenour)
05 - A Little Bit Of This And A Little Bit Of That** (Lee Ritenour)
06 - Pearl (Lee Ritenour)
07 - Twist Of Rit (Lee Ritenour)
08 - Countdown (Lee Ritenour)
09 - Soaring** (Lee Ritenour)
10 - Sweet Syncopation** (Lee Ritenour)
11 - Bullet Train** (Lee Ritenour & Ernie Watts)
12 - Waltz For Carmen (Lee Ritenour & Mitch Holder)


Produced, Arranged & Composed by Lee Ritenour for Captain Fingers Productions
**Co-Produced by John Beasley
Executive Producer : Mark Wexler
Recorded by Don Murray at Sunset Sound & United Recording Studio
2nd Engineers : Morgan Straton at Sunset Sound & Scott Moore at United Recording Studio
Mixed by Don Murray at Starlight Studio
Mastered by Paul Blakemore at CMG Mastering


01 - Wild Rice

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Original Horn Arrangement by Tom Scott
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar
Patrice Rushen : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
John Beasley : Clavinet & Synthesizers
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Bruner Jr. : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone (Solo)
Rashawn Ross : Trumpet
Wendell Kelly : Trombone
Tom Luer : Tenor Saxophone
Adam Schroeder : Baritone Saxophone

02 - Fatback

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Original Horn Arrangement by Tom Scott
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar & Solo on Fade
Dave Grusin : Hammond B3 Organ & Solo
John Beasley : Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Chris Coleman : Drums
Rashawn Ross : Trumpet
Wendell Kelly : Trombone
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone
Bob Sheppard : Baritone Saxophone

03 - Ooh Yeah

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar
Dave Grusin : Minimoog
John Beasley : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Bruner Jr. : Drums
Rashawn Ross : Flugelhorn
Bob Sheppard : Flute

04 - W.O.R.K.N' It (Weckl, Ozone, Ritenour, Kennedy)

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Makoto Ozone : Hammond B3 Organ
Tom Kennedy : Acoustic Bass
Dave Weckl : Drums

05 - A Little Bit Of This And A Little Bit Of That

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Original Horn Arrangement by Michael Omartian
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano
John Beasley : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Bruner Jr. : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Rashawn Ross : Trumpet
Wendell Kelly : Trombone
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone
Adam Schroeder : Baritone Saxophone

06 - Pearl

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Makoto Ozone : Acoustic Piano
Tom Kennedy : Acoustic Bass
Dave Weckl : Drums & Hand Drums

07 - Twist Of Rit

Programming & Arrangement by Lee Ritenour
Horns Arranged by John Beasley
Lee Ritenour : Guitar & Synth Guitar
Wah Wah Watson : Guitar
David T. Walker : Guitar
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano
John Beasley : Synthesizers
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Chris Coleman : Drums
Rashawn Ross : Flugelhorn
Wendell Kelly : Trombone
Bob Sheppard : Flute
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone

08 - Countdown

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar
Dave Grusin : Clavinet & Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
John Beasley : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano & Synthesizers
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Chris Coleman : Drums

09 - Soaring

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Acoustic Guitar
Dave Grusin : Synth Vibes
John Beasley : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Brunner Jr. : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone

10 - Sweet Syncopation

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Original Horn Arrangement by Tom Scott
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Michael Thompson : Rhythm Guitar
Patrice Rushen : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
John Beasley : Clavinet
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Brunner Jr. : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Rashawn Ross : Trumpet
Wendell Kelly : Trombone
Ernie Watts : Tenor Saxophone
Adam Schroeder : Baritone Saxophone

11 - Bullet Train

Arranged by Lee Ritenour & John Beasley
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano & Synthesizers
John Beasley : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
Melvin Lee Davis : Electric Bass
Ron Brunner Jr. : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Ernie Watts : Saxophone

12 - Waltz For Carmen

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Tony Pusztai (Grand Prize Winner of Lee Ritenour's 2014 Six String Theory Competition) : Classical Guitar