Category: Easy to Play

1923 Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

1923 Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. 1923 is a Yellowstone origin story, where the Duttons face challenges to the ranch, in the early 20th century. I particularly like the character of Spencer — a WW1 soldier suffering from PTSD who’s biding time […]

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The Pale Blue Eye (Netflix) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Pale Blue Eye (no spoilers) Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I was REALLY excited to see The Pale Blue Eye – as the whole thing was shot around my hometown of Pittsburgh. Western PA is filled with well-preserved colonial sites that […]

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Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar: Silent Night + TAB

Silent Night Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I really love this understated arrangement of Silent Night. Everything is in the right place. Guitar doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful. In fact, I would argue that simplicity in music is virtuous, […]

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The Whale: Safe Return | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Whale Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Whale is a film directed by Darren Aronofsky, and stars Brendan Fraser as a reclusive English teacher, who tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter. Brendan Fraser is easy to like. His career […]

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Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar: Gustavo Santaollalla’s Right-Hand Technique

21 Grams Free audio download on SoundCloud. I completely lifted my right-hand technique from composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. He effectively arpeggiates chord shapes by rolling through them with his fingers. This is a beautiful way to voice chords, and pretty easy to do with a little […]

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The Banshees of Inisherin: Walking Home Alone | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Banshees of Inisherin Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Banshees of Inisherin, is a 2022 black comedy written and directed by British-Irish playwright, Martin McDonagh. The film follows two lifelong friends (Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson) who find themselves at an impasse, […]

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All Quiet on the Western Front: Paul | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

All Quiet on the Western Front Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. (This arrangement is also available on all streaming services. Links below.) This film has instantly become one of my all-time favorites. While based on a literary classic, All Quiet on the […]

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The Haunting of Hill House (Main Titles) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Haunting of Hill House Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I loved this Netflix series from writer/director Mike Flanagan. The music by The Newton Brothers almost acts like an additional character (or ghost). If you’ve seen the series, you’ll agree the music […]

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Dexter: Blood Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Blood Theme Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. Dexter was an excellent Showtime series (2006 – 2013) set in Miami. The series centered on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a forensic technician, who leads a secret parallel life as a vigilante serial killer. […]

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IT: Blood Oath | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

  Blood Oath Free audio download on SoundCloud. This is definitely my favorite piece from the IT score. I’m 45, so I remember when the book came out in the 80’s: Stephen King’s IT (the book) was figuratively and literally biggest thing in 1986. I […]

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Andor (Main Title Theme) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Andor Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I’ve only seen the 1st episode of Andor so far — and it’s unlike anything in Star Wars canon. Andor is a slow burn, clearly designed for adults. Don’t expect The Mandalorian, this is more akin […]

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The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar

The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

[Updated and reposted from 9/5/2020] The Shawshank Redemption Free Download of this performance on SoundCloud. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption, is a 1994 drama film based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.  The film tells the […]

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