Lee Ritenour

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Birthday
11, 1952
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
California

About

One of the most successful jazz hitmakers of the 20th century, with over 3,000 sessions to his name.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He was an acclaimed fusionist, bringing together funk, pop, rock, blues, Brazilian, classical, and jazz music.

Family Life

His son, Wesley, became a drummer.

Associated With

He collaborated with the legendary BB King.