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Thursday 23/03/2017 ** Today's Listening

This is what I have been listening to today

Thursday: 23/03/2017

Wednesday 22/03/2017 ** Today's Listening

This is what I have been listening to today

Wednesday: 22/03/2017

Anatomy of THE Groove: "Countdown (Captain Fingers)" by Lee Ritenour

Lee Ritenour is an excellent example of a musician who functioned equally as strong as both a session player and as a soloist. The LA guitar maestro began his session career in in 1968 playing on a Mama’s & The Papa’s section at age 16. 365 more words

Give Me the Night - George Benson (solo)

Something completely different! Even though they both only last for 8 bars each, I thought i’d transcribe Ge0rge Benson’s solo and the groove (played by fellow jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour) on this Quincy Jones-produced track. 65 more words


Smooth Jazz Sunday: Elixir

Today’s song is by the smooth jazz supergroup Fourplay, but the post itself is going to be mostly about the bass player for that group, Nathan East. 223 more words


The WestCoast Breeze 6-16-16 Playlist

White Horse-Over And Down With
Bob Welch-Sentimental Lady
Lee Ritenour-Countdown (Captain Fingers)
Pal Thowsen-Summer Song
Powder Blue Tux-Container Zero
Manhattan Transfer-Spice Of Life
Rosie-Out Of Pawn… 37 more words

listening to dave grusin,lee ritenour, the crusaders and return to forever

call it a smooth night of  music and complexity and some of the best

lasting arranged music

and a tone and feel that will lock you  in upon… 77 more words