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Rhythm

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Brazil Rudimentals.
A basic introduction of playing in the Brazil rhythmical style.
Wave, Brazil, comping and a solo
Autumn Leaves in a basic Bossa Nova style.
Bossa Baristo: an original by Gé Bijvoet.
Percussive Bass. A bass will sound better when it is a little percussive.
Moving Pedal Point. A pedal point can be static but also moving, just give it rhythm.
Reading Rhythm. Introduction, with a free pdf to practice.
Reading Rhythm. You have to hear the words
Blues Bossa. A Kenny Dorham tune but here with a little twist.
Brazil Rudimentals. Bossa Nova Style basic introduction of playing in the Brazil rhythmical style.
Wave. Bossa Nova Style basic comping and a beautiful solo.
Autumn Leaves in a basic Bossa Nova style.
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Brazil

Bossa Baristo, a Bossa Nova with some different bell and tamborim rhythms. Melody and rhythm pattern in one hand, that's challenging. Sheet music is available here.
Percussive Bass. A bass will sound better when it is a little percussive. To experiment play one of the bass notes short and give it an extra rhythm.
Moving Pedal Point. A pedal point can be static but also moving, just give it rhythm. A percussive lefthand gives another vibe.
Read Rhythm Introduction. The Best Way to Count 16th Note Rhythms Introduction: Reading rhythm is like reading words, you have to hear and not count them. It's easy there are only 9 rhythmical words. Imagine that you can read all books knowing only nine words.
Reading Rhythm is like reading words, you have to hear them. It's easy there are only 9 rhythmical words. Imagine that you can read all books knowing only nine words.
Blues Bossa, a Kenny Dorham tune but here with a little twist.
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