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Nice Bossa Tune

Alfred Scoggins (5187) · [archive]
Style: Jazz · Level: Intermediate · Tempo: 130
Pages: 1 2 3 4

This is a well-known, wonderfully simple tune. Also, the chords themselves are interesting and can be applied to other accompaniments. The melody needn't be played on a guitar, of course. It probably sounds better with a flute or something like that.

Here's the intro. It uses the basic Samba rhythm (see my 'Bossa/Samba Rhythm' lesson ). The intro is 4 bars long.

Note: It ought to be played slightly slower than this, about 126, but we can't do that here!

Note: Set the Sound to 'Ac Nylon' for best effect.

The chord fingerings are as follows:

Am7
Bm7b5
E7b9


Nice Bossa Tune