Latin Jazz Piano – Track 1

Follow this Learning Track to get started with the Latin Jazz style

Section 1


Dive in with your first Latin Jazz songs.


The Girl From Ipanema 1

In this course, we'll learn how to play the famous bossa nova jazz standard - Girl From Ipanema. Starting with the lead sheet, we’ll memorize the melody/chords, apply the bossa nova groove, embellish the right hand melody, master a variety of improv & soloing techniques, and more!

Pineapple Island

Learn this fun Latin-inspired melody with a bossa groove in the left hand, a playful melody harmonized in 3rds & 4ths, and chord pops. Pineapples are way tastier than Canteloupes, don't you agree?

Section 2


Explore how to play solos over a Latin Jazz Progression.


Bossa Nova Soloing Challenge

Discover how to solo over Brazilian Bossa Nova. Topics include the Bossa Nova rhythm, left hand accompaniment grooves, soloing scales & exercises, turns, brushes, outlining chords, & enclosures.

Section 3


Learn how to accompany yourself or play in a band with these essential Latin grooves.


Cycle of Fifths in 3 Jazz Styles 1

Stylize the Cycle of 5ths Progression in Swing, Latin Bossa Nova, & Jazz Ballad. An essential course if you want to comp on tunes like Fly Me to the Moon, Autumn Leaves, & All the Things You Are.

Bossa Groove 251 Exercises – Position 1

Learn and master your "position 1" rootless jazz voicings with these bossa nova 251 exercises in all keys. This is immediately applicable to creating accompaniments for hundreds of songs.

Bossa Groove 251 Exercises – Position 2

Learn and master your "position 2" rootless jazz voicings with these bossa nova 251 exercises in all keys. This is immediately applicable to creating accompaniments for hundreds of songs.

Silent Night – Bossa Accompaniment 1

A beautiful Latin Bossa Nova accompaniment for Silent Night. Using chord shells and a root-fifth bass approach, this rendition will have all your friends singing along during the holidays!

The Girl From Ipanema – Accompaniment

In this course, you will learn how to create a beautiful bossa nova accompaniment to "The Girl From Ipanema." 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.

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Latin Jazz
3 sections
Learning Focus
  • Play songs in the Latin Jazz Style
  • Discover the keys to soloing on a Bossa
  • Learn grooves to accompany on the piano with confidence
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With this structured Latin Jazz Piano Learning Track, you’ll get started with fun songs, improvisation techniques, and accompaniment grooves to learn Latin Jazz.

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