Jazz Guitar



Six strings can sound like an orchestra in the right hands.

Jazz guitar at a folk music school? Absolutely! As Thelonius Monk said to Bob Dylan when they met in the early ‘60s, “ We all play folk music.” The Old Town School of Folk Music proudly offers jazz guitar with some of the city's most respected players. Get good with the strong foundation provided in Introduction to Jazz Guitar. Learn to cook it up with Django Guitar Styles and flavor your own style with Brazilian Guitar Repertoire.

List of All Jazz Guitar Classes (10 found)

Jazz Guitar Clinic with Peter Bernstein

WorkshopIntermediate

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

Sunday with Peter Bernstein

Peter Bernstein is one of the most sought after jazz guitarist in the last two decades. Peter will share some of his views on playing jazz guitar in a group and solo situation. He will also shed some light on topics such as chord voicings and improvising over standards.

Building Chord Vocabulary

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Monday with Dan Fulkerson

Let's go beyond bar chords and learn to respond fearlessly to any chart.

Sinatra on Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Introduction to Jazz Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday or Saturday with Tony do Rosario

No matter what genre of music you play, this class will take your playing to a whole other level.

Jazz Guitar 1

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Saturday with Tony do Rosario

Take your time to absorb the fundamentals of jazz guitar.

Jazz Guitar 2

Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Wednesday or Saturday with Tony do Rosario

Build your repertoire from session to session.

Introduction to Brazilian Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Introduction To Flamenco Guitar

Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

This class is offered on a rotating basis.
If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Introduction to Gypsy Jazz Guitar

Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Gypsy Jazz Guitar Skills

Group ClassIntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($192 members)

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000