Rippingtons, The

Also known as Ripingtons, Rippingtons, Rippingtons Feat. Russ Freeman, The, Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons
Members of Rippingtons, The: Eric Marienthal, Jeff Kashiwa, Mark Portmann, Russ Freeman (2), Steve Reid (5), Tony Morales (2)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.rippingtons.com/

Discography of Rippingtons, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Weekend In Monaco 9 Audio 1992-08-18 GRP
2 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989
3 Sahara 10 Audio 1994 GRP
4 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989
5 Welcome To The St. James' Club 10 Audio 1990 GRP
6 Kilimanjaro 9 Audio 1988 Passport Jazz
7 Curves Ahead 9 Audio 1991 GRP
8 The Best Of The Rippingtons 12 Audio 1997 GRP
9 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989 GRP
10 Kilimanjaro 9 Audio 1989 GRP
11 Life In The Tropics 11 Audio 2000 Peak Records (5)
12 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989 GRP
13 Topaz 10 Audio 1999 Windham Hill Jazz
14 Kilimanjaro 9 Audio 1988 Passport Jazz
15 Welcome To The St. James' Club 10 Audio 1990 GRP
16 Black Diamond 11 Audio 1997 Windham Hill Jazz
17 Live In L.A. 10 Audio 1993 GRP
18 Kilimanjaro 9 Audio 1988 Passport Jazz
19 Sahara 10 Audio 1994 GRP
20 Brave New World 11 Audio 1996 GRP
21 Sahara 10 Audio 1994 GRP
22 Modern Art 11 Audio 2009-03-10 Peak Records (5)
23 Weekend In Monaco 9 Audio 1992 GRP
24 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989 GRP
25 Moonlighting 8 Audio 1986 Passport Jazz
26 Tourist In Paradise 9 Audio 1989 GRP
27 Weekend In Monaco 9 Audio 1992-08-18 GRP


US jazz fusion/smooth jazz outfit formed by bandleader and only consistent member [a=Russ Freeman (2)] in 1986.

2009 line-up

Due to contractual reasons they released in Japan as [a2591639]

Russ Freeman — Guitar, Keyboards and Programming

Dave Karasony — Drums

Bill Heller — Piano

Ricardo 'Rico' Belled — Bass

Jeff Kashiwa or Paul Taylor — Saxophone

Their album cover artwork can be identified by Bill Mayer's cartoon "hep cat".


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