Synopsis by Mark Deming
One of the leading guitarists of the fusion jazz movement and a first-call session player, Lee Ritenour has earned a reputation as a musician's musician, and this special performance video finds him looking back at the broad range of his career. Lee Ritenour and Friends: Overtime features sets from four combos in four different styles -- acoustic jazz, Brazilian sounds, Ritenour's contemporary work from the '80s, and his classic fusion material. Ritenour's accompanists for these sessions include Dave Grusin, Ivan Lins, Patrice Rushen, Ernie Watts, Chris Botti, Steve Forman, Harvey Mason, Alex Acuña, Kenya Hathaway, and many more. Selections include "Blue in Green," "Captain Fingers," "Night Rhythms," "Harlequin," "Captain Caribe," and more.
concert, guitar, jazz, musician