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Lee Ritenour - Rio mp3 album

  • Performer: Lee Ritenour
  • Title: Rio
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Country: Japan
  • Formats: MP1 MP3 MP4 MP3 ADX DMF XM
  • Released: 1985
  • Style: Fusion, Contemporary Jazz, Latin Jazz
  • MP3 album: 1552 mb
  • FLAC album: 1549 mb
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Votes: 517
Lee Ritenour - Rio mp3 album

Rio is an album by jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour recorded in New York City, Santa Barbara, and Rio de Janeiro. It was released in 1982 in the . on Elektra/Musician Records, then on GRP in 1985 with a different album cover and track sequence. San Juan Sunset" – 5:37. A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That" – 5:09. It Happens Every Day" – 5:43. Lee Ritenour – guitar. Ernie Watts – soprano saxophone, flute.

Composed By – Lee Ritenour. Composed By – Lee Ritenour. 6. Ipanema Sol.

Band Name Lee Ritenour. Album Name Rio. Type Album. Labels Elektra Records GRP. Music StyleJazz Rock. Members owning this album0. 4. It Happens Everyday. 5. Simplicidad. 7. A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That. Other productions from Lee Ritenour.

Lee Ritenour is a musician who is usually listed ammong the earliest smooth jazz artists so it makes sense that on this 1979 album,recorded with a whole cast of Brazillian musicians in Rio De Janeiro itself this album by and large presents a series of breezy Brazillian samba's played in Lee's fusion style and filled with his masterful,playful an. To name Rio is to remember one of the most memorable works done in the 80 & by Lee Ritenour. Impressive and high mood. Specially in Rio Funk ; the lovely ballad It happens everyday, the opening track Rainbow a special rendez vous to Rio, his people and its landscapes. The Major league musicians who accompanied to Ritenour the legend : Marcus Miller : the ineffable Dave Gruisin in the keyboards shinning in Rainbow, San Juan Sunset and Rio Funk, Luiazo Nieves in the bass with Rainbow.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Rainbow
Written-By – Don Grusin
A2 San Juan Sunset
Written-By – Eumir Deodato
A3 Rio Funk
Written-By – Lee Ritenour
B1 It Happens Everyday
Written-By – Joe Sample
B2 Ipanema Sol
Written-By – Lee Ritenour
B3 Simplicidãd
Written-By – Lee Ritenour
B4 A Little Bit Of This And A Little Bit Of That
Written-By – Lee Ritenour

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Victor Musical Industries, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – GRP Records, Inc.


  • Acoustic Guitar – Lee Ritenour
  • Bass – Abe Laboriel* (tracks: B1, B2), Luizao Braga (tracks: B3), Luiazo Maia* (tracks: A1, B3), Marcus Miller (tracks: A2, A3, B4)
  • Drums – Alex Acuna* (tracks: B1, B2), Buddy Williams (tracks: A2, A3, B4), Paulinho Braga (tracks: A1, B3)
  • Engineer – Don Murray, Larry Rosen
  • Keyboards – Dave Grusin (tracks: A2, A3, B4), Don Grusin (tracks: A1, B1, B2, B3)
  • Percussion – Armando Marcal* (tracks: A1, B3), Chico Batera (tracks: A1, B3), Jose Da Silva (tracks: A1, B3), Roberto Pinheiro* (tracks: A1, B3), Rubens Bassini (tracks: A2, A3, B4), Steve Forman (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Producer – Toshio Endo*
  • Rhythm Guitar – Jeff Mironov (tracks: A2, A3, B4), Oscar Neves* (tracks: A1, B3)
  • Soprano Saxophone, Flute – Ernie Watts (tracks: B1, B2)


(P) 1979 Victor Musical Industries Inc.
(C) 1985 GRP Records Inc.
Digital Master

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 011105101714

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VIJ-6312 Lee Ritenour Lee Ritenour In Rio ‎(LP, Album, Gat) JVC VIJ-6312 Japan 1979
GRD-9524 Lee Ritenour Rio ‎(CD, Album) GRP Records, Inc. GRD-9524 Europe 1985
GRP 95242 Lee Ritenour Rio ‎(CD, Album) GRP GRP 95242 Germany Unknown
GRD-9524 Lee Ritenour Rio ‎(CD, Album, Club) GRP GRD-9524 US 1987
GRP 95242, 059 524-2 Lee Ritenour Rio ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) GRP, GRP GRP 95242, 059 524-2 Europe Unknown

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