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First Listen: Lee Ritenour - A Twist of Rit

2015 marks 40 years since the release of Grammy-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour’s debut solo album, First Course.

To help commemorate the occasion, Ritenour has gone back into his vast archive of musical material—one that spans 40 albums—to release "A Twist of Rit."

The concept combines new material as well as compositions selected from several of Lee’s previous recordings.

Joining Lee are several long-time musical collaborators including pianists John Beasley, Dave Grusin, Patrice Rushen and Makoto Ozone;  Ernie Watts and Dave Weckl.

A new take on a tune from 1975’s First Course called "Fatback" ... and it's your First Listen for August 28.





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