Timings: Doors Open 1.30pmShow Starts: 2pm-3.15pm.Seating: Standard Entry – First Come, First Served.
The first of a new regular monthly series, Ronnie Scott's presents ‘Centre Stage Sessions'.
On Saturday 27th July, Ronnie Scott’s presents a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with a true guitar legend – Mr Lee Ritenour. This afternoon session will comprise Lee talking about his career, demonstrate some of his guitar techniques and a Q&A session at the end.
With a career that has earned him 19 GRAMMY® nominations, a GRAMMY Award, numerous #1 spots on guitar polls, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian SJ Awards and the prestigious Alumnus of the Year award from USC.
Lee Ritenour has recorded over 40 albums, with 35 chart songs, and was a founding member of the group Fourplay, considered the most successful band in contemporary jazz. As a young guitarist, his diverse musical style became the foundation of over 3,000 sessions covering a broad spectrum of artists ranging from his first session at 16 with the Mamas and Papas, to Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Simon & Garfunkel and Frank Sinatra. Not to forget the dazzling array of talent appearing on his solo works and collaborations; from his legendary work with Dave Grusin, to Phil Collins, Brazilian greats Ivan Lins, Caetano Veloso, and Djavan, to opera great Renee Fleming.