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Bossa Nova - Guitar for Beginners

Learn step by step how to play Bossa Nova Music
3.7 (6 ratings)
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586 students enrolled
Created by Gabriel Felix
Last updated 4/2016
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 Hey guys , my name is Gabriel Felix. I'm from Brazil and today I’ll teach you how to play Bossa Nova music.

If you are a beginner or intermediate musician this lesson is for you. Every single day people from everywhere send me emails saying that they’ve been struggling with Youtube Bossa Nova tutorials. Doubts about rhythm, scales and common chords in the style make it impossible to play and get the right sound. For that, I’ve developed this course, very easy to understand regardless your musical level.

 Chapter 1

Things you should know before playing this style  -  Some pieces of advice I’d like to give you before we start; equipment, fingers positions, things like these.

 Chapter 2

Finger exercises -

 3 Exercises to help you develop finger abilities.

 Chapter 3

Rhythm patterns - 3 very common rhythm patterns. I’ll teach step by step all those 3 rhythms, playing in different speeds.

  Chapter 4

Chords in Bossa Nova - You’re going to learn several chords we can play in Bossa Nova.

 Chapter 5

Beginner song - Girl From Ipanema by Tom Jobim

 Chapter 6

Intermediate song - O Barquinho by Roberto Menescal

 Chapter 7

Advance song - Samba de Verão by Marcos Valle

The entire course is organized in step-by-step easy to follow layout.

This course was made to people interesting in learning:

-Bossa Nova Music

-Latin rhythm

-Bossa Nova beginner Arrangements

Who is the target audience?
  • People interesting in learn how to play Bossa Nova Music on the guitar
  • People interesting in delevop latin rhythms
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to play Bossa Nova step by step on your guitar.
Rhythm patterns
Bossa Nova Chords
3 songs with avery special arrangement
View Curriculum
  • Basic Chords
  • Basic Rhythm
  • Know how to read chords symbols
Curriculum For This Course
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Learn Bossa Nova with a Brazilian Instructor
1 Lecture 04:00

After 7 chapters of Bossa Nova tutorials you will develop harmony, speed, rhythm and fingerstyle skills and be able to play any kind of Bossa Music.

Preview 04:00
First step to Bossa Nova
2 Lectures 02:53
Chapter 1 - Things you should know

Chapter 2 -Fingers Exercise
Chords and Rhythm in Bossa Nova
2 Lectures 17:27
Chapter 3 -Rhythm Patterns

Let's play some music
3 Lectures 21:22
Chapter 5 - Girl From Ipanema by Tom Jobim

Chapter 6 - O Barquinho by Roberto Menescal

Chapter 7 - Samba de Verão by Marcos Valle
About the Instructor
3.7 Average rating
6 Reviews
586 Students
1 Course

Hi, my name is Gabriel Felix, I´ve been teaching guitar professionally for 6 years now. I have a music degree at (Step Academia de Música - 2011 and California College of Music - 2013)

Nowadays i run my own business in Brazil, called ''Meio Musical'' it is a music school located in Rio de Janeiro.  You are welcome to visit me in Brazil.

My goal is teach many of students how to play their instruments and develop music skills necessary to become a professional or amateur musician.

(Personal infos) I'm addicted to:


-Good Music


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