Jerry Barlow–Teacher



Acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow is a warm accessible performer and storyteller. His repertoire of lively jigs, spirited reels and hauntingly beautiful airs features favorite traditional pieces and his own compositions.

In concert, Jerry brings traditional Celtic tunes alive by sharing the history, humor and legends behind the music. The title track from his CD, BRING DOWN THE STORM, has won a prestigious Indie Music Award for Best Songs of 2006. Songs from his first CD, KEEPSAKE, have been played on National Public Radio and were included in a PBS documentary Song of Our Children. He also performed for NPR’s High Plains Radio Room concert series. Jerry has been featured in Fingerstyle Guitar magazine. He has performed for the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in the Gates Auditorium.

Other performances include Swallow Hill Music Association in Denver, the Performing Arts Festival at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, and the Main Stage at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.Jerry regularly performs for arts organizations, libraries, house concerts and fundraising events. His expressive arrangements have been described as music to soothe the soul, warm the heart and lift the spirit.

Guitar instruction

Jerry teaches Celtic fingerstyle guitar in alternate tunings in a personable, laid-back style using guitar tablature while helping the student develop technique and repertoire.

Contact information

  • Phone: 303-756-4418
  • E-mail Jerry