Watch the 1-4-5-4 Bossa Groove online guitar lesson by Andrew Ford from Bass Groove Survival Guide

Here is a Bossa Nova groove. It is a native Brazilian style that has elements of jazz and elements of the samba. This music is often perceived as romantic and calming, so we should approach our bass lines with that in mind. For this section we will play in 8 bar phrases because the bars are counted in a fast 4 or cut time(ex).

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