Jumpin' Jim's Ukulele Masters: Lyle Ritz by Lyle Ritz. Arranged by Jim Beloff. For Ukulele. Fretted. Softcover with CD. 56 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695609).
ISBN 0634027646. 9x12 inches.
25 hand-picked standards lushly arranged by jazz ukulele great Lyle Ritz. Each song is arranged for both GCEA (standard tuning) and DGBE (tenor/baritone) tuned ukuleles. Also includes a CD of 12 of the songs performed by Ritz himself. While this songbook is ideal for the experienced player, with practice, these magnificent arrangements can be enjoyed and appreciated by all ukulele enthusiasts. Includes: All the Things You Are • As Time Goes By • Autumn Leaves • Body and Soul • Laura • My Funny Valentine • Spring Is Here • and more, plus a chord solo of “Fly Me to the Moon,” and an introduction by and biography of Ritz.