The Girl From Ipanema Accompaniment

Jonny May
Level 2
Level 3

In this course, you will learn how to create a beautiful bossa nova accompaniment to “The Girl From Ipanema,” by Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Jonny teaches the A section of the song for all playing levels, progressively adding more syncopated rhythms to the accompaniment. Yannick explores the B section of the song and expands on the groove and musical concepts involved.

Course Objectives
  • Learn a beginner bossa nova accompaniment with guide tones
  • Play an intermediate to advanced accompaniment with rootless voicings
  • Master common left and right hand rhythms used in bossa nova
  • Understand the harmony and form of the song
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Analysis
  • Chords
  • Groove

Course Lessons

The Girl From Ipanema Accompaniment – Lesson 1

A Section Beginner/Intermediate

The Girl From Ipanema Accompaniment – Lesson 2

B Section Beginner/Intermediate

The Girl From Ipanema Accompaniment – Lesson 3

A Section Intermediate/Advanced

The Girl From Ipanema Accompaniment – Lesson 4

B Section Intermediate/Advanced

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