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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


I sat in my seat at the Durban ICC on Saturday night, completely engaged by Lee Ritenour. Swaying away on his guitar like a man lost in a Jazz bar with stories to tell the world, somewhere deep down in New Orleans, that’s when knew then I had found a love of Jazz. 2,515 more words


The WestCoast Breeze 1-14-16 Playlist

Brian Elliot-Queens Of Clowns (One For Lily T.)
Greg Adams-Come Runnin’
Joseph Williams-I Didn’t Do It
La Bionda-Night Flight
DeBarge-Who’s Holding Donna Now
Ole Borud-Uptown Citizen… 41 more words