Foundational

The Foundational lessons provide you a series of studies about Brazilian rhythms and guitar technique. There are also some lessons on music theory through which you can better understand how music works and, consequently, be able to make your own choices about the different possibilities of playing music on guitar.

Learning in progress

The Learning in Progress lessons are intended to teach you how to play Brazilian songs. Either as rhythm guitar, accompaniment with small solo parts, or full solo arrangements. The lessons are divided into three skill levels so that you can find the appropiate lesson according to your experience.

  1. Dindi – Tom Jobim
  2. Caminhos cruzados – Tom Jobim/ Newton Mendonça
  3. Insensatez – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  4. Samba de uma nota só – Tom Jobim
  5. Meditação – Tom Jobim/ Newton Mendonça
  6. Água de beber – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  7. Manhã de carnaval – Luiz Bonfá
  8. Corcovado – Tom Jobim
  9. Discussão – Tom Jobim/ Newton Mendonça
  10. Brigas nunca mais – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  11. Samba e amor – Chico Buarque
  12. Asa branca – L. Gonzaga/ H. Teixeira
  13. Isto aqui o que é – Ary Barroso – TRIAL LESSON
  14. Viola enluarada – Marcos Valle
  15. Feitio de oração – Noel Rosa/ Vadico
  16. Samba da Benção – Baden Powell/ Vinicius de Moraes
  17. Aquarela do Brasil – Ari Barroso
  18. Tristeza – Haroldo Lobo/ Niltinho
  19. Luiza – Tom Jobim
  20. Estácio, holly Estácio – Luiz Melodia
  21. Desafinado (Offkey) – Tom Jobim/ Newton Mendonça
  22. Berimbau – Baden Powell/ Vinicius de Moraes
  23. Estate – Bruno Martino
  24. Travessia – Milton Nascimento/ Fernando Brant
  25. Triste – Tom Jobim
  26. O barquinho – Menescal/ Bôscoli
  27. Wave – Tom Jobim
  28. Clube da esquina 2 – M. Nascimento/ Lô Borges/ Màrcio Borges
  29. Samba de verão (Summer samba) – Marcos Valle/ Paulo Sérgio Valle
  30. Garota de Ipanema – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  31. Consolação – Baden Powell/ Vinicius de Moraes
  32. Maninha – Chico Buarque
  33. Gente Humilde – Garoto
  34. Canto de Ossanha – Baden/ Vinicius
  35. O pato – Jayme Silva/ Neuza Teixeira
  36. Pernambuco – Luiz Bonfá
  37. Doce de coco – Jacob do Bandolim
  38. Águas de Março (part 1) – Tom Jobim
  39. Águas de Março (part 2) – Tom Jobim
  40. Carinhoso – Pixinguinha
  41. Samba do avião – Tom Jobim
  42. Chega de Saudade – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  43. Mas que nada – Jorge Ben Jor
  44. Flor de Lis – Djavan