The Record Collection

Lee Ritenour: Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory (2010)

Concord Records CRE-31911

Tracklist:

01 – Lay It Down (Ft. John Scofield)
02 – Am I Wrong (Ft. Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal)
03 – L.P. (For Les Paul) (Ft. Pat Martino, Joey DeFrancesco)
04 – Give Me One Reason (Ft. Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray)
05 – “68” (Ft. Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Slash)
06 – In Your Dreams (Ft. Steve Lukather, Neal Schon)
07 – My One and Only Love (Ft. George Benson)
08 – Moon River (Ft. George Benson, Joey DeFrancesco)
09 – Why I Sing the Blues (Ft. B.B. King, Vince Gill, Keb’ Mo’, Johnny Lan)
10 – Daddy Longlicks (Ft. Joe Robinson)
11 – Shape of My Heart (Ft. Steve Lukather, Andy McKee)
12 – Drifting (Ft. Andy McKee)
13 – Freeway Jam (Ft. Mike Stern, Tomoyasu Hotei,)
14 – Fives (Ft. Guthrie Govan, Tal Wilkenfeld)
15 – Caprices, Op. 20, No. 2 and 7 (Ft. Shon Boublil)

Personnel:

01 – Lay It Down:
Guitar – John Scofield, Lee Ritenour
Organ – Larry Goldings
Bass – Melvin Lee Davis
Drums – Harvey Mason

02 – Am I Wrong:
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Taj Mahal
Guitar, Vocals – Keb’ Mo’
Rhodes Piano, Clavinet – Larry Goldings
Bass – Nathan East
Drums – Harvey Mason

03 – L.P. (For Les Paul):
Guitar – Lee Ritenour, Pat Martino
Organ – Joey DeFrancesco
Drums – Will Kennedy

04 – Give Me One Reason:
Guitar, Vocals – Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray
Wurlitzer Organ – Larry Goldings
Bass – Tal Wilkenfeld
Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta

05 – 68:
Guitar – Neal Schon, Slash, Steve Lukather
Organ – Larry Goldings
Bass – Tal Wilkenfeld
Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta

06 – In Your Dreams:
Guitar – Lee Ritenour, Neal Schon, Steve Lukather
Organ – Larry Goldings
Bass – Tal Wilkenfeld
Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta

07 – My One And Only Love:
Guitar – George Benson

08 – Moon River:
Guitar – George Benson
Organ – Joey DeFrancesco
Drums – Will Kennedy

09 – Why I Sing The Blues:
Guitar – Lee Ritenour
Guitar, Vocals – B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Keb’ Mo’, Vince Gill
Rhodes Piano – Larry Goldings
Bass – Nathan East
Drums – Harvey Mason

10 – Daddy Longlicks:
Guitar – Joe Robinson

11 – Shape Of My Heart:
Steel String Acoustic Guitar – Andy McKee
Electric Guitar – Steve Lukather
Nylon String Electric Guitar – Lee Ritenour
Keyboards – John Beasley
Bass – Jimmy Johnson
Drums – Will Kennedy
Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa

12 – Drifting:
Guitar – Lee Ritenour
Guitar – Andy McKee
Keyboards – John Beasley
Bass – Jimmy Johnson
Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa

13 – Freeway Jam:
Guitar – Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Tomoyasu Hotei
Rhodes Piano – John Beasley
Bass – Melvin Davis
Drums – Simon Phillips

14 – Fives:
Guitar – Guthrie Govan
Organ – Larry Goldings
Bass – Tal Wilkenfeld
Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta

15 – Caprices, Op. 20, No. 2 And 7
Guitar – Shon Boublil

Recorded at Henson Recording Studios, CA; December 2009 – April 2010
Mixed at Starlight Studio
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Ojai, CA.
Produced and Arranged by: Lee Ritenour
Co-produced: John Burk
Co-produced and arranged by: Steve Lukather (#5,6,11)

Executive Producer: John Burk, Lee Ritenour, Mark Wexler

Recording engineer: Chuck Ainley (#9), Dominic Camardella (#4), Don Murray, Eric Ferguson (#10,15), Yamanouchi “Dr.” Takayoshi* (#13)
Recording engineer assistant: Miyuki Nara

Edited By: Don Murray, Eric Ferguson, Gary Lee, Lee Ritenour

Mixed by: Don Murray
Mixing assistant: Gary Lee, John Fan, Kevin Mills, Paul Lamalfa

Mastered by: Sangwook “Sunny” Nam

Liner notes: Jude Gold

Oil painting photography: Dario Campanile
Recording session photography: Chad Reininger

Art direction: Larissa Collins
Package design: Michael Gassel

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