Lyle's Style. (Ukulele Master Lyle Ritz Shares a Lifetime of Performance Techniques). By Lyle Ritz. For Ukulele. DVD. DVD. Published by Flea Market Music (HL.320870).
ISBN 1423474570. 5.3x7.5 inches.
Ukulele jazz master Lyle Ritz shares many of his playing techniques in this educational and entertaining 75 minute DVD. In the instructional portion Lyle plays through seven different arrangements drawn from his Ukulele Masters: Lyle Lite songbook/CD, pointing out techniques and tricks that he has developed over a lifetime of performing. Songs taught include: Avalon • Beautiful Dreamer • Let Me Call You Sweetheart • My Melancholy Baby • and Ritz original “B-Flat Blues in C.” He plays each slowly, then up to speed, and lyrics, melody lines and ukulele chord grids are included as printable PDF files on the disc. Also features a fascinating career retrospective interview conducted by Jim Beloff.