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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: January 19, 1964

an Ritchie has had a long and varied career in music. Originally inspired to play the saxophone from listening to Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, his first band was light years away from jazz. Deaf School were a theater rock band from Liverpool that had a profound influence on the Merseyside music scene for years after their demise. After relocating to London, Ritchie became a popular studio session player. He is featured on recordings by Wham, The Beach Boys, Dee C Lee, Ash, Aswad, Steel Pulse, David Grant and many others. His interest in all things electronic sparked a new phase in his career...
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Ian Ritchie

Soho Project

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Hitherto, Ian Ritchie has hidden his jazz light under a bushel of studio activity, producing, composing and doing session work for the likes of Aswad, the Beach Boys and Laurie Anderson; here, he leads a sparky but intense quartet through a selection of his own tunes, all dedicated to an area of Soho. Ritchie's themes are unfussy and immediately accessible, but come into their own as hospitable chord sequences for extended soloing both from his own tenor, a breathy, occasionally pleasantly fruity sound utilizing an emotive vibrato where needed and propelled by a sinewy energy, and from pianist Alex Hutton...

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Primary InstrumentSax, tenor

Locationlondon

Willing to teachBeginners

Credentials/BackgroundExperienced professional saxophonist Ian Ritchie is taking new pupils in the New Year. Having returned to London after a two year world tour with Roger Waters playing "Dark Side Of The Moon" and other major works from the Pink Floyd catalogue, he now has time to devote to aspiring saxophonists seeking improvement. Ritchie has played on records by Wham, The Beach Boys, Ash, Aswad and many more...

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    Ian Ritchie's SOHO Project


    2007
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