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Mike Rinta

Mike Rinta, a Grammy-winning trombonist and arranger, is native to the San Francisco Bay Area and has been freelancing for over 30 years. He has toured the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Africa, and Asia with many bands such as: Sly & The Family Stone, Jimmie Vaughan, Howard Tate, John Lee Hooker Jr. and many others. In addition, he has performed or recorded with many greats such as: Herbie Hancock, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Bernard Purdy, Arturo Sandoval, Taj Mahal, Buddy Guy, Elvin Bishop, Sammy Hagar, Robert Plant, Jerry Garcia, Irma Thomas, Steve Cropper, Elvis Costello and countless others! His Latin credits include: Tito Nieves, Eddie Santiago, Hector Rey, David Pabon, Larry Harlow, Maelo Ruiz, Lalo Rodriguez, La India, Pete Escovedo, Shiela E. and Santana.

Awards

Grammy Award Winner 2014 Tropical Latin Album of the Year


Tags

Gene Ammons
saxophone, tenor
Frank Rosolino
trombone
Slide Hampton
trombone
Quincy Jones
producer
Lee Morgan
trumpet
Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Latin Jazz Project...

Rhythmus Records
2021

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The III Side

Pacific Mambo Records
2020

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Jazz, Baby!

Origin Records
2007

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You Are My Sunshine

From: Jazz, Baby!
By Mike Rinta

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