Tag: Americana

Ingrid Andress: More Hearts Than Mine | fingerstyle guitar

Ingrid Andress: More Hearts Than Mine | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

More Hearts Than Mine Free download on SoundCloud. More Hearts Than Mine is a charming and perfect song; both lyrically and melodically. Excellent debut work from singer songwriter Ingrid Andress. I’ve been teaching this song to my guitar students for a week now and thought […]

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Yellowstone: Sins of the Father (Ryan Bingham) fingerstyle guitar

Yellowstone: Sins of the Father (Ryan Bingham) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Sins of the Father Free download on SoundCloud. This whimsical ditty is the closing theme of Yellowstone Season 2, Episode 10 – Sins of the Father. I believe this is written and performed by Ryan Bingham – an Americana singer/songwriter who also plays Walker; a […]

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127 Hours: Touch of the Sun | fingerstyle guitar

127 Hours: Touch of the Sun | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Touch of the Sun Free download on SoundCloud. 127 Hours is the story of Aron Ralston, who survived a canyoneering accident by cutting off his own arm after being trapped for 5 days. The film stars James Franco (as Ralston) and is based on the […]

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The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Toy Story 4: The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy Free download on SoundCloud. I love Chris Stapleton’s music. The guy might be the best singer in Americana music today. Between he and Jason Isbell — you can’t go wrong sound-tracking any road trip across the heartland. Stapleton’s Lonesome […]

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Deadwood (HBO): theme for guitar

Deadwood: theme (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Deadwood Free Download on SoundCloud. I just started Season 1 in anticipation of watching HBO’s Deadwood: The Movie. I had always heard it was a great show and it doesn’t disappoint. Ian McShane is spectacular and his performance is a must see. I dig the […]

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Until the Heart Whispers Back - Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Until the Heart Whispers Back – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Until the Heart Whispers Back Free Download on SoundCloud. I wrote this song for my wife Jennifer. She’s the sole reason why I’m a father, and play guitar for a living. As it happens, music is my best currency – and nothing cements my feelings […]

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Hozier: Like Real People Do for classical guitar

Hozier: Like Real People Do – fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Like Real People Do Free Download on SoundCloud. I JUST got into Hozier. I couldn’t stand the song, Take Me to Church, so I wrote off his music years ago. However, a guitar student of mine requested to learn some of his stuff — and […]

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The Glass Castle: Summer Storm (Joel P West) guitar line

The Glass Castle: Summer Storm (Joel P West) guitar line + TAB

Summer Storm Free Download on SoundCloud The Glass Castle (the book and movie) recount the unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing of Jeannette Walls and her siblings had at the hands of their deeply dysfunctional parents. The title refers to her father’s long held intention of building his […]

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True Detective 3: Death Letter Blues (opening) for guitar

True Detective 3: Death Letter Blues (opening) for guitar + TAB

“We’re starting and ending the season with deep, deep classic American vernacular,” T Bone Burnett – music producer and soundtrack curator of HBO’s True Detective. Death Letter Free download on SoundCloud. ‘Death Letter Blues’ was originally recorded by Delta Blues artist, Son House, in 1965. […]

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Jason Isbell: Pancho & Lefty (guitar line)

Jason Isbell: Pancho & Lefty (guitar line) + TAB

Jason Isbell Free download on SoundCloud. To say the least, Jason Isbell is the preeminent singer/songwriter of our time.  Almost lost in the superb songwriting and flawless singing — is Jason Isbell’s world class guitar playing. If you get the opportunity to watch a Jason […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: The Wings (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

The Wings Free HQ Download on SoundCloud.  The Wings completes my arrangements for the Oscar winning Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. This song is what initially drew me into Gustavo Santaolalla’s film score work, way back in 2005. From there, the theme Brokeback Mountain […]

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the book

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: The Book (Carter Burwell) + TAB

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Free download on SoundCloud. I’m a huge Coen Brothers fan. No kidding, I’ve loved every movie. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Netflix) can be seen as the Coen Bros unleashed. That is to say Netflix doesn’t have the same constraints […]

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