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Elevator Beat

Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud.

Elevator Beat is beautiful fingerstyle guitar piece from Nancy Wilson (Heart). She wrote this for 2001’s Vanilla Sky. At the time, she was married to film’s director, Cameron Crowe.

Nancy Wilson is one of the all time greats. I’ve always been a fan of her music and guitar playing. Elevator Beat is immensely creative, and very fun to play.

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Gear used

This is a pretty crazy one-of-a-kind Taylor guitar; sinker-redwood and bloodwood. It belongs to a collector friend mine. You can find a current list of my personal gear here.

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How to play Elevator Beat | fingerstyle guitar

The guitar tab for Elevator Beat is beautifully written across 2 pages. I recommend this piece for intermediate guitar platers and up.

Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

**Vanilla Sky: Elevator Beat (Nancy Wilson) | fingerstyle guitar

This piece is played in standard tuning.


Written by:

Matthew's dad, Jennifer's husband, bass player - New Invisible Joy, YouTuber, short-film composer, creator of modern content for guitar.