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LA Jazz Society Honors Lee Ritenour & More at 2019 Awards Concert

Jazz lovers are encouraged to get their tickets soon for a spectacular concert on October 5, 2019 as the Los Angeles Jazz Society honors jazz legends and supporters at the Montalban Theatre. 

The Jazz Tribute honoree this year is Grammy award winning jazz guitarist, AFM Local 47 Life Member Lee Ritenour, being recognized for his long career spanning 40+ years, and his tremendous support of young musicians as well as through the Six String Theory Competition. Continue reading

Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Competition Open for Applications


Grammy-winning guitarist/producer, Local 47 member Lee Ritenour hosts the biennial Six String Theory Competition for the 5th time with applications accepted in guitar, bass, piano/keyboards, and drums.

Registration is open through May 15, 2016, on the website sixstringtheory.com by submitting two YouTube videos. For guitar, applicants may register in the genres of Rock, Blues, Jazz/Fusion, Acoustic/Country, Classical/Flamenco and Rhythm Guitar which includes Pop, Funk, R&B, and World styles (Brazilian, Latin, African, Island, etc.). For rhythm players, any contemporary music style will be accepted such as jazz, fusion, R & B, rock, blues, etc. Continue reading