Music

Prelude from Suite 6 (Bach)

Here is a new twist on Bach’s Prelude from Suite 6. You guys know I’m a fingerstyle girl, but for my recent Women in the Round: Voices performance I arranged a guitar piece to go along with my friend Andrea Landin’s beautiful playing of this gorgeous song.

The Longest Little Road

The Longet Little Road

The Longest Little Road is the first original fingerstyle guitar song that I wrote. To be honest, I forgot about it and recorded it the moment I remembered it! I arranged this tune while I was first learning how to play this style. I had watched a Tommy Emmanuel lesson and was just starting to … Read more

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Christmas)

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas! Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane co-wrote this song. Judy Garland first introduced “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” for the musical Meet Me in St. Louis in 1944. A later rendition was recorded by Frank Sinatra with different lyrics. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was ranked the 3rd … Read more

Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Pat Donohue)

Aint Misbehavin

Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a jazz composition that was written in 1929. Andy Razaf wrote the lyrics and Fats Waller and Harry Brooks wrote the score. Ain’t Misbehavin’ was specifically created as a theme song for Connie’s Hot Chocolates, an off-Broadway play. Fats was quoted in a 1941 interview as having written the song while “lodging” … Read more

Box of Rain (Grateful Dead)

The Grateful Dead’s Box of Rain means so much to me. It was there when I needed music the most and I’m proud to have it on my first solo album, Melody Bird. Get the Tab to this arrangement and more if you’d like to learn it! “Box of Rain” is a song from the Grateful Dead album … Read more

Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)

Part of Your World

I’m so happy to put this song out! It is truly a beautifully written song, very motivating. I hope you all enjoy my arrangement. Written by composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.

Borsalino (Chet Atkins)

Here is my performance of Borsalino, a wonderful song that was arranged by Chet Atkins and Tommy Emmanuel. Chet and Tommy are two of my heroes and both will always have a special place in my heart. Borsalino appeared on their 1997 album The Day Fingerpickers Took Over The World. Claude Bolling originally wrote Borsalino for … Read more

Yesterday (The Beatles)

This is my fingerstyle guitar arrangement of the song Yesterday by the Beatles, a song you all know. I hope you enjoy it! Thank you for listening.

Reed Stomp

I wrote Reed StompĀ in 2016. At the time, I was just getting into fingerstyle and was messing around in drop D tuning at one of my current band’s practice sessions. Jerry Reed had been playing in my car recently and I got some of his tunes stuck in my head. I had managed to pull … Read more

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