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Barry Wahrhaftig

Barry Wahrhaftig [War-hof-tig], is the founder, lead guitarist & vocalist for theHot Club of Philadelphia Gypsy Jazz Band. He’s been part of the jazz, rock andblues scene around Philly for many years. He studied Classical guitar at Temple University with the late Peter Segal. Jazzstudies with Howard Alden, Gypsy Jazz with Stephane Wrembel in NYC, and with Fapy Lafertin in Holland. Wahrhaftig has taught workshops and private lessons inclassical and folk guitar and Gypsy Jazz. He’s written extensively about Gypsy Jazz for 'Just Jazz Guitar' magazine,, Robin Nolan’s ‘Gypsy JazzGuitar Secrets,’ and his blog;, and has contributed to Acoustic Guitar Magazine.