The Rippingtons

The Rippingtons



The Rippingtons are an American contemporary jazz group mainly relating to the genres smooth jazz, jazz fusion, jazz pop, and crossover jazz. Formed in 1985 by guitarist and band leader Russ Freeman, their career has spanned three decades. With a revolving door of musicians, Freeman has been the only consistent member.

Many of their songs have been played during The Weather Channel's local on the 8's forecast segments.[1] The band's mascot is a grinning, sunglasses-wearing, jazz cat which appears in the artwork of all the band's releases and on their official website.



The Best of The Rippingtons
The Best of The Rippingtons is a compilation album by the American jazz group The Rippingtons, released in 1997 by the GRP label.
Brave New World
Brave New World is the ninth album by American jazz group The Rippingtons, released in 1996 for the GRP label.
Live Across America
Live Across America is The Rippingtons' second live album (preceded by 1992's Live in L.A.) which was released in 2002.
Tourist in Paradise
Tourist in Paradise is the third album by the American Jazz group The Rippingtons, released in 1989 for the GRP label.

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