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... Discusses percussion playing techniques for Bossa Nova ostinato and supplementary phrases. Includes musical notation for the practice exercises. ...
... The author discusses the fingerstyle technique for guitarists when playing bossa nova music. The ... rhythms of bossa nova are syncopated, which means that the offbeats are accented. The main function ... of the guitar in bossa nova is to accompany a voice or another instrument. While bossa nova is ...
... A compilation of bossa nova music is reviewed. ...
... A compilation of bossa nova recordings is reviewed (Warner). ...
... The author first describes the bossa nova musical style as a synthesis of Brazilian Samba and Cool ... Jazz. He also lists some well-known musicians who specialized in playing bossa nova. This is ... followed by an analysis of a composition entitled "Bossa Blues" and suggestions for its performance. ...
... Reny reviews a recording of bossa nova sung by jazz vocalist Chris Connor. ...
... This Latin jazz and bossa nova recording is reviewed. ...
Composing: iTango for iMac
Keyboard (1999) Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 118-119
... Recalls an experience writing a bossa nova style song for an advertisement for the introduction of ... the new iMac computers at Macworld. Recalls how the company originally wanted a bossa nova song to ... which it could not secure the rights and explains the creation of an alternate bossa nova song ...
... A commentary discusses Roberto Menescal, who wrote the bossa nova classic "Little Boat." ...
... The author first describes the bossa nova musical style as a synthesis of Brazilian Samba and Cool ... Jazz. He also lists some well-known musicians who specialized in playing bossa nova. This is ... followed by an analysis of a composition entitled "Bossa Blues" and suggestions for its performance. ...
... Schoenbach reviews Undercover Bossa by Jeff Jarvis. ...
The Songlines Guide to Bossa Nova
Songlines (2007) , No. 48, pp. 40-41, 43-47
... The history of bossa nova is traced in detail and singers, musicians, and composers are identified. ...
... Reports that Baden Powell, a pioneer of the bossa nova movement and one of Brazil's most renowned ...
Sings Gentle Bossa Nova
IAJRC Journal (2012) Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 72-73
... A reissued 1965 recording of bossa nova tunes by singer Chris Connor is reviewed (Just a Memory). ...
... An album by the bossa nova pop singer is reviewed. ...
... A book on bossa nova and Brazilian music in the 1960s, with an accompanying double-album of the ...
... A recording of bossa nova music by jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli is reviewed (Telarc). ...
... The recording "Harpa Bossa," of harpist Cristina Braga playing bossa nova music, is reviewed (Enja). ...
... Loudon reviews a reissued 1965 recording of pop and bossa nova by jazz vocalist Chris Connor. (Justin Time) ...