- acoustic guitars
- classical guitars
Jim Norris (1926 - 2000) was a pioneer of the classical guitar in Chicago during the late 1950s and early 1960s, as a player, teacher, guitar maker and founder of the Mid-America Guitar Society. In the 1970s he worked as a carpenter and cabinet maker in the construction industry, but returned to guitar making in the 1980s and 1990s.
Source: Jim Norris obituary 2000