Open main menu

Earth Run is the fifteenth studio album by jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour, released in 1986 through GRP Records. The album reached number ten on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart.[2][3]

Earth Run
Lee Ritenour - Earth Run.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1986
Recorded1986
StudioStarlight Studio, Burbank California
GenreJazz fusion
Length44:35
LabelGRP
ProducerLee Ritenour, Greg Mathieson
Lee Ritenour chronology
Harlequin
(1985)
Earth Run
(1986)
Portrait
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

OverviewEdit

As an album, Earth Run was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best jazz fusion performance, vocal or instrumental. The title cut also got a separate nomination for Best Instrumental Composition.[4]

CoversEdit

The LP also featured a cover of Herbie Hancock's Butterfly.[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Soaring" 5:38
2."Earth Run"Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour4:38
3."If I'm Dreamin' (Don't Wake Me)"(Martin Page, Lee Ritenour, Maurice White)5:11
4."Watercolors"(Don Grusin)5:16
5."The Sauce"(Greg Mathieson)4:22
6."Butterfly"(Herbie Hancock)5:11
7."Sanctuary"(Lee Ritenour, Tim Landers)4:32
8."Hero"(Don Grusin, Lee Ritenour)3:51
9."Children's Games" 4:45
10."Water from the Moon" 5:33

[2]

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Billboard Jazz Albums[3] 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Earth Run". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b Lee Ritenour: Earth Run. GRP Records. April 1986.
  3. ^ a b "Lee Ritenour: Earth Run (Jazz Albums)". billboard.com. Billboard Magazine.
  4. ^ "Lee Ritenour". Grammy.com.

External linksEdit