Scarborough Fair is one of my favorite melodies. It’s a beautiful English folk song made popular by Simon and Garfunkel. You can learn this at my guitar school on my website.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow is a beautiful song sung by Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. You can learn the rest of this piece at my guitar school on my website
There’s Treasure on the Horizon is an etude I composed for the guitarist just starting out. It uses the same right hand pattern throughout and uses one left hand finger at a time. You can learn this at my guitar school on my website.
A Musical Cryptogram on the name Jimi Hendrix is a piece I composed where I attached a musical note to a letter in his name. At the end of the video you can see the key. When I uploaded it to Spotify they said I couldn’t use a famous persons name so it is called, A Musical Cryptogram on the Name of a Famous Left-Handed Guitarist, on Spotify.
Capricho Arabe by Francisco Tarrega. This is a great piece and you can really hear the influence that Chopin had on Tarrega. You can see the full video at my guitar school on my website.
Break Dance Gracie!! was originally composed for a small jazz ensemble. I performed it at the South Haven jazz festival back in September (2019) with guitar, alto saxophone, bass, and drums. I made a full jazz band arrangement of it to be performed back in March but the coronavirus came and cancelled the concert. I decided to make this arrangement for guitar.
House of the Rising Sun is my favorite song. I have always loved the version by The Animals:
I have made two arrangements of this over the years. This is the harder arrangement I have made. You can learn the full version in my guitar school.
The Godfather theme is so beautiful. This movie was the first date for my mom and dad. My dad loved it. My mom hated it. You can learn this at my guitar school.
The Forest at Midnight was composed for my guitar school on my website. It’s an etude that was designed or the beginner student in mind. The right hand pattern stays the same throughout and the left hand is limited to just two fingers down at a time. You can learn this at my guitar school.
Nothing Else Matters by Metallica is a great piece and it uses some classical guitar techniques in it. In this video I show you how to play it. You can see the entire video at my guitar school found on my website.