In collaboration with Mel Bay Publications, Richard's tune "Mrs. Firecracker's Place" is included in a Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Selections. His experiences of conducting workshops is gathered together in "Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop" and offers tips, tales, and tunes to keep any player busy for years. Now Richard has released a fingerstyle ukulele book, "First Lessons: Fingerstyle Ukulele".
Fingerstyle master Richard Gilewitz has transfered his fingerpicking techniques to the ukulele with the release of a 40-page book,"First Lessons: Fingerstyle Ukulele", introducing fundamental fingerstyle techniques for ukulele players in this handy first lesson book. Clearly written with a system of straightforward fingerpicking patterns, easy-to-read chord charts, tablature and notation with study and historical notes for simple level tunes. "First Lessons Fingerstyle for Ukulele" is a basic and fail-proof approach for beginner players, plus those who wish to expand their ukulele playing to include fingerstyle. Includes access to online audio tracks from the songs in the book and also offered an an e-book.