American Primitive Guitar of John Fahey

$25 ($24 members) · 90 minutes · Single meeting

Guitarist John Fahey's music spans the 19th century parlor guitar tradition and the modern era with compositions that bridge the earliest American folk musics and the experimentation of the late 1960's in a style he dubbed "American Primitive". You'll learn about open tunings and several classic arrangements by this iconic guitarist.


Guitar 3 ability and some familiarity with fingerpicking.

Special Info

Bring your guitar.

Class Schedules and Availability

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