Category: Easy to Play

god rest ye merry, gentlemen

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

[I know it’s only October 8th, and you’re not ready for Holiday music yet. Click here for my take on John Carpenter’s Halloween theme.] God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud.  God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol […]

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fields of gold

Sting: Fields of Gold (instrumental for guitar) + TAB

Fields of Gold Listening is a form of practice. Free MP3 download on SoundCloud. Fields of Gold has long been one of my favorite songs from Sting. I was inspired to arrange a Sting tune from seeing this performance on Facebook: this is your basic […]

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the last of us

Gustavo Santaolalla: All Gone (No Escape) for guitar + TAB

All Gone (No Escape) Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud.  This is originally an orchestral piece — arguably the most achingly beautiful selection from The Last of Us score. It was fun to imagine what Gustavo Santaolalla might’ve played on guitar during All Gone (No Escape). […]

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we move lightly

Dustin O’Halloran: We Move Lightly for guitar + TAB

We Move Lightly Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. This has always been one of my favorite pieces by Dustin O’Halloran, who is among best contemporary composers. I performed We Move Lightly on years ago on this blog, but I wanted to do a refreshed performance. […]

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papillon

Papillon (2018): theme – fingerstyle guitar (Cephale) + TAB

Cephale Free MP3 download on SoundCloud In my opinion, Cephale is the title theme of Papillon. The score, by composer David Buckley, is gorgeous and makes heavy use choral music using both child and adult choirs. [Going forward, the music on this blog will be […]

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avengers: infinity war

Avengers: Infinity War – Porch | fingerstyle guitar (Alan Silvestri) + TAB

Porch Free MP3 Download I love this piece at the end of Infinity War as Thanos limps out to his porch. I mildly get into these Avenger movies. I’ve seen them all and I suppose my favourites were the first Iron Man, and Thor: Ragnarok. […]

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my heart will go on

Titanic: My Heart Will Go On (James Horner) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

My Heart Will Go On Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. I recently heard a super minimal version of My Heart Will Go On played with two cellos. I believe the duo’s name was literally 2CELLOS. It was beautiful and I wanted to create a subtle […]

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something human

Muse: Something Human (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Something Human Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. Something Human, in terms of feel and spirit, is a throwback to Peter Gabriel’s Solsbury Hill. As with all of Muse’s music; there’s depth of musicality and thoughtfulness in the lyrics. On a personal note, I’m high-strung all […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Lago Frías (and The Motorcycle Diaries Medley) + TAB

My rock band, New Invisible Joy I played bass professionally in a band called New Invisible Joy 1998-2008. During that time we toured extensively, played major label showcases, recorded with major label producers, and played with major label acts like: John Mayer, The Killers, Maroon […]

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leave no trace

Leave No Trace: Sunshine (Dickon Hinchliffe) for guitar + TAB

Leave No Trace Listening is a form of practice. Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. Leave No Trace is about a father (Ben Foster) and daughter who live an off-the-grid existence in a National Forest Park/nature preserve near Portland, Oregon. They rarely making contact with the […]

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The Music of the Night for guitar (The Phantom of the Opera) + TAB

The Music of the Night Listening is a form of practice. Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. This is arguably the best song from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic, The Phantom of the Opera. While driving home from our beach vacation last week, I was thinking of […]

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the last of us part 2

The Last of Us (Variation) – Evan Handyside + TAB

The Last of Us (Variation) Listening is a form of practice. Free MP3 Download. Two of my favorite themes by Gustavo Santaolalla are: The Last of Us main title theme, and The Choice (also from The Last of Us video game soundtrack). Inspired by Gustavo […]

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