1993 Lee Ritenour – Wes Bound

Wes Bound is an album by American jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour that was released in 1993 by GRP Records. The album contains cover versions of songs written by jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery. Wes Bound received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group and reached No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Contemporary Jazz chart.

Tracks

1  Wes Bound (Lee Ritenour) 05:52
2  Boss City (Wes Montgomery) 04:46
3  4 On 6 (Wes Montgomery) 06:07
4  A Liitle Bumpin’ (Lee Ritenour) 04:28
Waiting In Vain (Bob Marley) 05:10
6  Goin’ On To Detroit (Wes Montgomery) 04:36
7  A New Day (Lee Ritenour) 05:30
8  Ocean Ave. (Lee Ritenour) 04:16
9  Road Song (Wes Montgomery) 04:46
10  West Coats Blues (Wes Montgomery) 04:33
11  N.Y. Time (Lee Ritenour) 03:17

Musicians

1 Wes Bound

BassMelvin Davis
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PianoBob James
PercussionLee Ritenour
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr


2 Boss City

BassMelvin Davis
DrumsGary Novak
GuitarLee Ritenour
OrganDavid Witham
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr


3 4 On 6

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
OrganRonnie Foster


4 A Little Bumpin’

BassMelvin Davis
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PianoBob James
PercussionCassio Duarte


5 Waiting In Vain

Drums (programming)Aaron Smith
GuitarLee Ritenour
OrganDavid Witham
PercussionCassio Duarte
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsKate Markowitz
Background VocalsPhil Perry
VocalsMaxi Priest


6 Goin’ On To Detroit

BassJohn Patitucci
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsJohn Beasley
PianoAlan Broadbent
PercussionCassio Duarte


7 A New Day

BassMelvin Davis
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PianoBob James
PercussionCassio Duarte


8 Ocean Ave.

BassJohn Patitucci
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsJohn Beasley
PianoAlan Broadbent
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionCassio Duarte


9 Road Song

BassMelvin Davis
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PianoBob James
PercussionCassio Duarte


10 West Coats Blues

BassMelvin Davis
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PianoBob James
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr

Horns

ClarinetDan Higgins
FluteGary Herbig
FluteKim Hutchcroft
FluteSteve Kujala
FluteDan Higgins
SaxDan Higgins
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey

Strings

Cello – Frederick Seykora, Jodi Burnett, Paula Hochhalter, Raphael Kramer
Viola – Carole Mukogawa, Harry Shirinian, Simon Oswell, Steve Gordon
Violin – Bonnie Douglas, Clayton Haslop, Dorothy Wade, Eun Sun Lee, Gordon Marron, Israel Baker, James Getzoff, John Wittenberg, Juliann French, Murray Adler, Paul Shure, Robert Brosseau

Liner Notes

Producer – Lee Ritenour
Producer (Post-Production) – Adam Zelinka, Joseph Doughney, Michael Landy
Producer (Executive) – Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Arranged By – Mitch Holder (Track 2)
Arranged By – Lee Ritenour (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Flutes, Horns Strings) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 2, 3)
Arranged By (Horns, Strings) – Jerry Hey (Track 5)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Aaron Smith, Lee Ritenour (Track 5)
Arranged By (Flutes, Strings) – Alan Broadbent (Track 6)
Concertmaster – Murray Adler
Coordinator – Michael Pollard
Coordinator (Assistant) – Doreen Kalcich
Creative Director – Andy Baltimore
Edited By (Digitally) – Robert Vosgien
Engineer (Second) – Mike Kloster
Engineer (Additional) – Geoff Gillette, Lee Ritenour
Mastered By – Wally Traugott
Mixed By – Don Murray
Recorded By – Don Murray
Technician (Assistant) – Mike Kloster
Technician (Additional Assistant) – Kevin Dixon, Paul May
Technician (Executive Assistant) – Pamela Meadows

Design – Margo Chase
Photography By – John Casado

Edited At CMS Digital
Mastered At Capitol Studios
Mixed At Sunset Sound
Produced At The Review Room
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Recorded At Starlight Studio
Recorded At Capitol Studios
Recorded At Enterprise Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) GRP Records, Inc
Copyright (c) GRP Records, Inc