Video Lesson: Learn Basic Bossa Nova Patterns, Inside and Out

From the November 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY DANIEL WARD In the 1950s and ’60s, Brazilian musicians like Antônio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto developed a pleasingly smooth yet delightfully complex new style. Bossa nova emerged from a unique combination of samba rhythms and harmonies from Brazilian folk music mixed with American jazz, not to mention an understated means of … Continue reading Video Lesson: Learn Basic Bossa Nova Patterns, Inside and Out