Category: Free Tabs


Zahava – Evan Handyside (World guitar) + TAB

Maybe 10 years ago, or a little less, a young rabbi named Jonathan stopped into the retail establishment where I worked part-time. I was a full time guitar teacher — but due to the favorable hours — I had an abundance of free time in […]

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glen is alive

The Walking Dead: Heads Up opening guitar theme (Episode 607)

*Spoiler Alert* If you’re not caught up on The Walking Dead episode 607 entitled Heads Up, you may not want to read below. I’m not sure what the statute of limitations is on spoilers, but if you’re reading this, chances are you’ve heard this music, […]

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Evan Handyside

First Love and the Falling Snow: a song for guitar by Evan Handyside

This was the first instrumental guitar song I wrote way back in 2005. I was a professional teacher and working rock musician at that time (around 28 years old) and I was inspired by Gustavo Santaolalla’s instrumental work on his Ronroco album and The Brokeback […]

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james horner

Southpaw: A Long Road Back (James Horner) fingerstyle guitar

“What an extraordinary legacy the Oscar-winning composer (James Horner) has left – a huge library of work that drove and deepened some of the finest mainstream films yet made.” — The Guardian James Horner belonged to the elite group of Hollywood composers: Hans Zimmer (my […]

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batman v superman

Batman v Superman: “trailer theme’ (Hans Zimmer, Junkie XL) fingerstyle guitar

[Update: I can’t find this on the the official score. So it seems as though this piece of music was created specifically for the Batman v Superman trailer — which is still very cool. However, I have arranged (what I believe) is the central theme […]

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jurassic world

Jurassic World: theme | fingerstyle guitar

“Be so good, they can’t ignore you.” ― Steve Martin A friend of mine had posted that quote on Instagram, and the timing was impeccable. It was exactly what I need to hear. For a few months I’ve been trying to take the next step […]

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Age of Adaline

Age of Adaline: Start Again | fingerstyle guitar

I love Rob Simonsen’s music. He’s truly a composer for this era. His music has a distinct dreamyness to it, and it’s perfect for the indie genre of movies that he’s most known for.  I first created a guitar arrangement for Walk in the Trees […]

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the longest ride

The Longest Ride: Theme for guitar (Mark Isham)

“Don’t be afraid of doing nothing.” -Clint Eastwood’s advice to Scott Eastwood on screen presence. Sage advice from Clint Eastwood. If you’re a long time reader of this blog, you know my philosophy of minimalism and simplicity when it comes to music. The same holds […]

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Today and Ever After: a lullaby for guitar by Evan Handyside

“Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.” ― John Wilmot What can I say about fatherhood — that is not the typical (but totally true) things that every new parent says? Many of […]

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Insurgent: How to play The Message for guitar

Insurgent: How to play The Message for guitar I’m always on the lookout for compelling free material for Intellimusica. It’s a great way to introduce new readers to my guitar method at no cost to them. Also, I especially need my (free) songs to be […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: How to play Cabalgando (The Motorcycle Diaries)

A music mentor In the mid 2000’s I was playing bass in a rock band. Despite some regional success, this band wasn’t going make it. It wasn’t for a lack of trying. We were very good — but the blown up music industry hadn’t yet […]

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better call saul

Better Call Saul: How to play the opening guitar riff

I love Better Call Saul. Dare I say it, I think it’s even better than Breaking Bad. Bob Odenkirk is the very definition of a ‘je ne sais quoi’. I could watch this guy play any character. [He was equally good in 2014’s oscar nominated, Nebraska.] […]

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