Album review: Lee Ritenour, On the Line (1984)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 30, 1984 By Steve Newton After exposing the old eardrums to the sonic reverberations of the Scorpions' latest, it's nice to cool down with the refreshing jazzy sounds of Lee Ritenour. And his latest, 'recorded live in the studio' album really does the trick. On the Line captures Ritenour in … Continue reading Album review: Lee Ritenour, On the Line (1984)

Kitsilano fingerstyle ace Don Alder set to shine at NAMM’s All Star Guitar Night

Vancouver acoustic guitarist and avowed Wishbone Ash devotee Don Alder will appear at NAMM's All Star Guitar Night this Saturday in Anaheim, California. I've been spreading the word about this stunning player since he won Guitar Player magazine's Guitar Superstar competition back in September of 2010. I interviewed him in his Kitsilano stomping ground a … Continue reading Kitsilano fingerstyle ace Don Alder set to shine at NAMM’s All Star Guitar Night