Gods of Uke: The Influence of Ukulele-Jazz Pioneer Lyle Ritz, 1930–2017

Lyle Ritz was born January 10, 1930, and died March 3, 2017. He was 87. From the Fall 2015 issue of Ukulele | BY JIM TRANQUADA In 1950, while studying tuba at the University of Southern California, Lyle Ritz held a part-time job behind the small-goods counter at Southern California Music Co., on South Broadway … Continue reading Gods of Uke: The Influence of Ukulele-Jazz Pioneer Lyle Ritz, 1930–2017