Watch the 1-4-5-4 Bossa #3 online guitar lesson by Andrew Ford from Bass Groove Survival Guide

Now here we have a groove that incorporates playing on the upbeat, something you will hear the masters of this music do with regularity, and the use of space, long notes, and accents, like the long short long short motif in the last bar. Now we will discover some of the uniqueness and beauty of contemporary bossa nova bass.