Brazilian Jazz Guitar arranged by Mike Christiansen & John Zaradin. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Solos. Warner Bros.. Brazilian. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 136 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.WMB010BCD).
ISBN 9780786670239. Brazilian. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
Number ten in the Mel Bay/Warner collaboration contains a collection of beginning to intermediate arrangements for Brazilian Guitar. All tunes included in standard notation and tablature are: "One Note Samba", "Meditation", "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars", "Chega de Saudade", "How Insensitive", "The Girl from Ipanema", "A Day in the Life of a Fool", "The Island", "So Nice", "Desafinado", "A Felicidade", "Sabia" and "Gentle Rain". Tunes arranged by John Zaradin and Mike Christiansen. All tunes included on companion CD in solo and rhythm styles.
Location: from Austin, TX
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L . Scala
Location: from Portland , Oregon
May 15, 2007
all my favorite songs made simple & beautiful
for anyone that enjoys brazilian melodies and tempos. this book makes your dreams of playing the guitar fully attainable . this is the only guitar instruictional I have learned cover to cover! BRILLIANT!!
23 of 48 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Paris France
February 23, 2007
All those wonderful melodies in one book, easy to follow and easy on the ear,although, I would not consider the arrangements by no way jazzy! but thats perhaps up to the guitarist. the guitar playing on the CD was useful.. but, lamentable. As someone else put it,memorize these peices and...
24 of 51 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Boston
February 21, 2007
welcome to Brazil
An enjoyable way to learn about the beautiful and pleasing sound of Bossa Nova which means (new thing)Bosa is the hump on the back of a bull which sways back and forth like the easy beat of the samba or bosa nova.
27 of 55 people found this review helpful.