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. Viola enluarada – Marcos Valle
  14. Feitio de oração – Noel Rosa/ Vadico
  15. Aquarela do Brasil – Ari Barroso
  16. Tristeza – Haroldo Lobo/ Niltinho
  17. Luiza – Tom Jobim
  18. Estácio, holly Estácio – Luiz Melodia
  19. Desafinado (Offkey) – Tom Jobim/ Newton Mendonça
  20. Berimbau – Baden Powell/ Vinicius de Moraes
  21. Estate – Bruno Martino
  22. Travessia – Milton Nascimento/ Fernando Brant
  23. Triste – Tom Jobim
  24. O barquinho – Menescal/ Bôscoli
  25. Wave – Tom Jobim
  26. Clube da esquina 2 – M. Nascimento/ Lô Borges/ Màrcio Borges
  27. Samba de verão (Summer samba) – Marcos Valle/ Paulo Sérgio Valle
  28. Garota de Ipanema – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes
  29. Consolação – Baden Powell/ Vinicius de Moraes
  30. Maninha – Chico Buarque
  31. Gente Humilde – Garoto
  32. Canto de Ossanha – Baden/ Vinicius
  33. O pato – Jayme Silva/ Neuza Teixeira
  34. Pernambuco – Luiz Bonfá
  35. Doce de coco – Jacob do Bandolim
  36. Águas de Março (part 1) – Tom Jobim
  37. Águas de Março (part 2) – Tom Jobim
  38. Carinhoso – Pixinguinha
  39. Samba do avião – Tom Jobim
  40. Chega de Saudade – Tom Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes