Category: Film Score

Gustavo Santaolalla: Reclaimed Memories | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Reclaimed Memories Free download on SoundCloud. Reclaimed Memories is pretty little guitar piece from The Last of Us Part II soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. The signature of this score is Santaolalla’s use of a 6 string guitar banjo. It was very easy to transfer this […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
Gustavo Santaolalla: Longing (The Last of Us Part II)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Longing (The Last of Us Part II) + TAB

Longing Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This arrangement combines both Longing and Longing (Redemptions) from The Last of Us Part II soundtrack. The latter of which is actually played on a Ronroco — a tiny, 5 string Andean guitar — that Gustavo Santaolalla […]

Read more ›
Anna - Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar)

Anna – Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Anna Free download on SoundCloud. I wrote this song in 2016 as part of a (rough draft) score for a short-film entitled, Broken Noons, by Guillermo L. Vázquez. I loved working with Guillermo, and that was my first opportunity scoring anything. The film went on […]

Read more ›
The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation) + TAB

Unbroken Free download on SoundCloud. It took me all of two seconds to realize that Unbroken occupies the same space (and delivers the same poignancy) as The Choice from the first game. What a great piece of music from the master, Gustavo Santaolalla. Lately, I’ve […]

Read more ›
The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation)

The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation) + TAB

Vanishing Grace (a variation) Free download on SoundCloud. I’ve been steeped in Gustavo Santaolalla’s music and guitar playing since 2005 when his iconic score for Brokeback Mountain was first released. The minimalism of his playing captivated me immediately. Santaolalla’s style has informed my playing ever […]

Read more ›
The Hunger Games: Rue's Farewell | fingerstyle guitar

The Hunger Games: Rue’s Farewell | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Rue’s Farewell Rue’s Farewell is one of my favorites from James Newton Howard. I created my own arrangement; adding the orchestration – in addition to the actual guitar part from the original piece. The Hunger Games were a great series of movies, and the music […]

Read more ›
The Last of Us: The Choice (a variation)

The Last of Us: The Choice (a variation) + TAB

The Choice Free download on SoundCloud. Though I haven’t played The Last of Us (not a gamer) The Choice has long been one of my favorite pieces of music by composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. He truly has a knack for the “major lift” which is why, […]

Read more ›
Hans Zimmer: No Time for Caution | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: No Time for Caution | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

No Time for Caution Free download on SoundCloud. This music is from one of the more intense scenes of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The scene is literally known as No Time for Caution. To this day, it gives me chills. Hans Zimmer’s entire score for Interstellar […]

Read more ›
Gustavo Santaolalla: Joaillerie | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Joaillerie | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Joaillerie By 1998, Gustavo Santaolalla was already an iconic musician and producer in the Latin alternative rock scene. His album, Ronroco, launched his reinvention as a film composer. The song, Iguazu, was used to great effect in, The Insider. Following 1998’s Ronroco, Camino is a […]

Read more ›
Lana Del Rey: Young and Beautiful | fingerstyle guitar

Lana Del Rey: Young and Beautiful | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Young and Beautiful Free download on SoundCloud. This song is from The Great Gatsby (2013) starring Leonardo DiCaprio. I don’t normally get into Baz Luhrmann films, but The Great Gatsby was excellent. I love this song by Lana Del Rey. Her singing is intently insecure […]

Read more ›
In the House - In a Heartbeat | fingerstyle guitar

In the House – In a Heartbeat | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

28 Weeks Later Free download on SoundCloud. 28 Weeks Later was first film that truly horrified me. I left the theater with a sense of creeping dread and hopelessness. Don’t get me wrong, it was excellent. I just needed to watch a comedy — or […]

Read more ›