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Jazz Bass Lessons: Play Along: Bossa Nova

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Now we're going to play a little
faster version of a bossa nova,
it's still medium because bossa
novas don't get very fast.
If you take this rhythm and
you start to bump it up in tempo,
you sorta go into samba territory,
which we'll get to in a minute.
But bossa nova, again,
bossa nova's primarily
a half-note rhythm with
a few dotted quarter,
eighth note things also.
So, remember that we wanna settle
into the rhythm of the drums and
think about that [SOUND] anchor the music.
[SOUND] But that's the feel we want,
has to be relaxed.
[MUSIC]