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Rippingtons: Let It Ripp

Let It Ripp (Peak), the Rippingtons’ first studio album in three years, finds the veteran smooth-jazz band digging into leader-guitarist Russ Freeman’s trademark catchy, melodic compositions with alacrity. Saxophonist Eric Marienthal, who has toured with the Rippingtons for the past couple of years, is out front on Let It Ripp, and he provides a strong melodic voice and effective counterpart to Freeman’s guitar.

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