Category: Very Easy to Play

Mare of Easttown: The Long Road (Yann Tiersen) | fingerstyle guitar

Mare of Easttown: The Long Road (Yann Tiersen) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mare of Easttown (no spoilers!) Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Mare of Easttown was an awesome limited series on HBO. I was emailing back and forth with my friend Derek about the finale this week. His synoptic take was better than anything I could […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Calmamente | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Calmamente | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Calmamente Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Calmamente is from the soundtrack of Qhapaq Ñan — Gustavo Santaolalla’s docuseries about the pre-Columbian ‘Inca road system’, which winds for 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) through the Andean region. It’s a serene song that exemplifies Santaolalla’s minimalist ability […]

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The Handmaid's Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar

The Handmaid’s Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Their First Time Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Their First Time, by composer Adam Taylor, is the standout piece from the Hulu original series, The Handmaid’s Tale. I love the simplicity and repetition of this motif. My hope is to pair back my […]

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The xx: Intro | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Why it’s OK to be okay at guitar Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Within my lifestyle as a guitar teacher and guitar blogger, nothing is more apparent to me, then people’s lack of self-confidence, or perceived status, as a guitarist. I’m not immune […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland) + TAB

Only Solitude Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I adore this piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Monsterland soundtrack. So creative, so beautiful. While it’s actually played on a violin, I reimagined it as a solo guitar piece in Santaolalla’s signature, minimalist style. You […]

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1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar

1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wayfaring Stranger Free download on SoundCloud. The Wayfaring Stranger is a well-known American folk and gospel song that originating in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In […]

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Hans Zimmer: Interstellar | beginner fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Interstellar | beginner fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Interstellar Free download on SoundCloud. Interstellar this must be Hans Zimmer’s greatest complete score. While Man of Steel, The Dark Knight, and Gladiator have their selections — the entire score of Interstellar is wondrous and immensely listenable. This piece is known as, First Step and […]

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A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar

A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Christmas Carol (2019) Free download on SoundCloud. “What was the purpose of our gross accumulation?” – Jacob Marley A Christmas Carol (2019) is a British miniseries (starring Guy Pearce) based on the 1843 novella of the same name by Charles Dickens. It aired on […]

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Motherless Brooklyn: Daily Battles | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Daily Battles Motherless Brooklyn is a 2019 American neo-noir crime film written, produced and directed by Edward Norton. It’s based on the 1999 novel (of the same name) by Jonathan Lethem. Motherless Brooklyn is set in New York City in 1957. The film follows a […]

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Muse: Isolated System for classical guitar

Muse: Isolated System – fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Isolated System Free download  on SoundCloud. I love this instrumental piece by Muse. It worked perfectly as the theme song for Brad Pitt’s World War Z in 2013. That was a great movie and it’s unfortunate that Paramount shelved the sequel just last month due […]

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bird box - last thing left - trent reznor

Bird Box: Last Thing Left (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) for guitar + TAB

Bird Box Free Download on SoundCloud I just watched Bird Box (Netflix) and I loved it. Obviously the film draws comparisons to The Happening and A Quiet Place but it still feels highly original. The performances in Bird Box are really…really strong — and the […]

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Boy Erased: Revelation (Troye Sivan & Jonsi) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Revelation Free download on SoundCloud. I love this song. Revelation is so minimalist — specifically the “vinyl” version from the Boy Erased soundtrack. I used the vinyl version as a template for this guitar arrangement. The power of Revelation is in it’s subtlety; the unprocessed (unproduced) delicate […]

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