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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 […]

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Paint It Black | fingerstyle guitar

Paint It Black | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Paint It Black Free download on SoundCloud. While playing around with the Paint It Black riff — my guitar (with a mind of it’s own) — decided to toss in The Night King by Ramin Djawadi, and a little bit of the James Bond Theme […]

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Bjork: Joga | fingerstyle guitar

Bjork: Joga | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Joga Free download on SoundCloud. Jóga, was Björk’s first released single from her 1997 album, Homogenic. It fuses electronic with baroque and classical motifs. Jóga was critically acclaimed — praising her powerful vocal performance, composition, and production. Lyrically, the piece is an ode to Björk’s […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fingerstyle (Clapton) Blues + TAB

Fingerstyle (Clapton) Blues + TAB

“At first the music almost repelled me, it was so intense, and this man (Robert Johnson) made no attempt to sugarcoat what he was trying to say, or play. It was hard-core, more than anything I had ever heard. After a few listenings I realized […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Anne With an E | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Anne with an E Free download on SoundCloud. Anne with an E is a Canadian historical drama series for Netflix. The series is an adaptation of the novel, Anne of Green Gables. Set in the late 1890s on Prince Edward island, Anne with an E is a […]

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Mad World | fingerstyle guitar

Mad World | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mad World Free download on SoundCloud. As it would turn out, I got sick the first week of April; fever, body-aches, and chills. I’ll save you the suspense, I’m COVID-19 negative. However, having those symptoms in the middle of a pandemic was disconcerting. I was […]

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On the Nature of Daylight | fingerstyle guitar

On the Nature of Daylight | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

On the Nature of Daylight Free download on SoundCloud. The post-classical genre is a (popular but controversial) genre of contemporary music that combines classical and electronic music. Usually, the music is slower and emotive. The top composers of this genre have found a home for […]

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