Robert Willey - Brazilian Piano
Robert Willey Brazilian Piano PDF. Choro, Samba And Bossa Nova. Brazilian Piano teaches elements of some of the most appealing Brazilian musical styles: choro, samba, and bossa nova. It starts with rhythmic training to develop the fundamental groove of Brazilian music. Next, examples build up a rhythmic and harmonic vocabulary that can be used when playing the original songs that follow. Besides providing audio for the examples in the book, the CD contains ensemble recordings that allow you to improvise through the middle chorus. Additional versions of the ensemble tunes are included on the CD-ROM section of the disc, accessible via computer. Features artist interviews and bios.
It gives you the basics for playing in the Brazilian style of some well known rhythms as samba and bossa nova. The book also includes some other ones. Gives you precise tips to be on style if you want to get it right and also includes a short piece where you put everything together. It is clear and very useful for everyone who wants to play this type of music. Don't expect to get the tricks and licks of bossa and samba but yes to build a good basis.
This book, with CD, is very helpful in developing a technique as well as understanding some of the history of several styles.
- Bossa Nova
- Artist Interviews and Biographies
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 114 pages