Lee Ritenour

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Name/Famous asLee Ritenour
OccupationGuitarist
BornCalifornia
Country/NationalityCalifornia
BirthdayJanuary 11, 1952
HoroscopeCapricorn
Age67 years old
Other NameLee, Ritenour

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Lee Ritenour Biography

Lee Ritenour is best known as a Guitarist. One of the most successful jazz hitmakers of the 20th century, with over 3,000 sessions to his name. Lee Ritenour was born on January 11, 1952 in California. He did session work when he was sixteen years old, his first gig was with the Mamas & the Papas. He was nicknamed Captain Fingers because of his finger dexterity. Lee Ritenour is one of the most successful Guitarist. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on January 11, 1952.

Lee Mack Ritenour (born January 11, 1951) is an American jazz guitarist who has been active since the late 1960s.

He also has a position among the list of Most popular Guitarist. Lee is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 67 years old.

Family: Parents, Children & Relatives

His son, Wesley, became a drummer. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

Ritenour was born on January 11, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, United States. At the age of eight he started playing guitar and four years later decided on a career in music. When he was 16 he played on his first recording session with the Mamas & the Papas. He developed a love for jazz and was influenced by guitarist Wes Montgomery. At the age of 17 he worked with Lena Horne and Tony Bennett. He studied classical guitar at the University of Southern California.

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Ritenour’s solo career began with the album First Course (1976), a good example of the jazz-funk sound of the 1970s, followed by Captain Fingers, The Captain’s Journey (1978), and Feel the Night (1979).

Age, Height & Measurements

Lee Ritenour current age 67 years old years old. He born under the Capricorn horoscope as Lee's birth date is January 11. Lee Ritenour height 6 Feet 1 Inches (Approx) & weight 216 lbs (97.9 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

In 1979, he “was brought in to beef up one of Pink Floyd’s The Wall ‘ heaviest rock numbers, “Run Like Hell”. He played “uncredited rhythm guitar” on “One of My Turns”. As the 1980s began, Ritenour began to add stronger elements of pop to his music, beginning with Rit (1981). “Is It You” with vocals by Eric Tagg reached No. 15 on the Billboard pop chart and No. 27 on the Soul chart. The track peaked at number fifteen on Hot Adult Contemporary chart. He continued with the pop-oriented music for Rit/2 (1982) and Banded Together (1984), while releasing a Direct-Disk instrumental album in 1983 called On the Line. He also provided rhythm guitar on Tom Browne’s album Funkin’ for Jamaica. He recorded Harlequin (1985) with Dave Grusin and vocals by Ivan Lins. His next album, Earth Run, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance. The album’s title track was also Grammy nominated in the category of Best Instrumental Composition. Portrait (GRP, 1987) included guest performances by The Yellowjackets, Djavan, and Kenny G.

Height6 Feet 6 Inches (Approx)
Weight191 lbs (86.6 kg) (Approx)
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Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
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Shoe Size10.5 (US), 9.5 (UK), 44.5 (EU), 28.25 (CM)

In 1988, his Brazilian influence came to the forefront on Festival, an album featuring his work on nylon-string guitar. He changed direction with his straight-ahead jazz album Stolen Moments which he recorded with saxophonist Ernie Watts, pianist Alan Broadbent, bassist John Patitucci, and drummer Harvey Mason. During the same year, he composed the theme song for the Canadian TV series Ramona.

Lee Ritenour Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $14 Million

Lee Ritenour net worth has been growing significantly. Lee Ritenour’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Guitarist. We have estimated Lee's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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In 1991 Ritenour and keyboardist Bob James formed the group Fourplay. He left the group in 1998 and was replaced by Larry Carlton. He released the career retrospective Overtime in 2005. Smoke n’ Mirrors came out the next year with the debut of his thirteen-year-old son, Wesley, on drums.

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Celebrating his fifty years as a guitarist in 2010, Ritenour released 6 String Theory, a title that refers to six musical areas covered by the use of guitar.

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