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Album review: Lee Ritenour, On the Line (1984)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 30, 1984

By Steve Newton

After exposing the old eardrums to the sonic reverberations of the Scorpions’ latest, it’s nice to cool down with the refreshing jazzy sounds of Lee Ritenour. 83 more words

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From the late 70’s onward, Lee Ritenour had focused primarily on developing his music in somewhat more of a jazz-rock fusion context. While it seemed that  music was starting to fade into a much softer sound, Rit managed to reflect that with a light instrumental touch that somehow managed to embrace great rhythmic and melodic strength to it. 324 more words

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Al Dimeola is a jazz guitarist from New Jersey.  He attended Berklee, where his career started when he was hired by Chick Corea.  From there, he went on to become a highly acclaimed jazz fusion guitarist.   572 more words