Blues Fingerstyle 1

$202 ($192 members) · 80 minutes · Weekly for 8 weeks

Learn regional fingerpicking styles from East Coast Piedmont, the Mississippi Delta, and Texas. You’ll get a taste of Blind Boy Fuller, Tommy Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and others. Straight blues, ragtime, and “Dead Thumb” skills will be covered.

This class will prepare you for the second level in this series offered next session – Blues Fingerstyle 2, which focuses on slide guitar.


You should be comfortable with a basic Travis-style finger-picking pattern.

Class Schedules and Availability

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