Bossa nova rhythm is fun. This video will get you on the road to Rio!
The one hour video has step-by-step, strum-by strum instruction on how to play Brazilian bossa nova rhythm patterns just like professional musicians use. One-bar and two-bar patterns are explained in detail. Everything is shown as slowly and clearly as possible  Seeing and watching Glen Rose explain and demonstrate bossa nova strumming makes learning fun and easy.


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Bossa Nova Strums for Ukulele



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Jazzy Ukulele Workbook One


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Take a peek at some of the bossa love videos on Youtube. . .

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Four tutorial products to help you learn to play bossa nova. The Bossa Nova Classics  e-book has all new jazz arrangements as well as diagrams for playing bossa nova strums.  The Two Video Lesson Set  is a companion to the book and takes you through all ten songs. The Bossa Nova Drum Tracks provide a rhythm section for practice or fun. The Bossa Nova Strums Video gives you a more in-depth focus on rhythm and has step-by-step instruction on how to play the patterns from the book.

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Workbook One Practice Tracks

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Bossa Nova Classics 


These lessons are for tenor and all small ukuleles (For bari version visit the baritone store) .   

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43 page e-book 

Frequently purchased together with the above bossa nova book


Loaded with diagrams and info on playing bossa nova chord patterns and rhythms. Much helpful information and history of bossa nova is included.

All the jazz patterns are highlighted in this 43 page book just as in the Jazzy Ukulele Workbook. It's generally recommended that you have the Workbook before you get this bossa nova study. Learning the songs will be easier if you have it..  

Bossa Nova Classics 

Jazzy Ukulele Workbook One explains the jazz patterns and chords that are used in the Bossa Nova Classics books. It will be easier to learn the tunes in the bossa nova book if you have this book that explains the jazz patterns.

Learn the simple-to-play bar chord formulas that create the cool jazz sound used in all the familiar old broadway tunes and jazz standards.

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Bossa Nova Classics Video Tutorial​ - Two video set

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Learn how to bossanova with jazzy-sounding chords just like you hear on Brazillian recordings. These are different than the chords used to play Hawaiian music.   

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Two video lesson set

Ten separate 10 minute long digital Bossa Nova drum rhythm recordings that you can use for practice or just playing around and having fun while the Brazilian rhythm section keeps a groove going for you with Brazilian percussion instruments. Using the tracks is explained on the Strums Video. They turn your practice time into fun sessions.   

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This two video set (two hours of video lessons) takes you through all ten songs in the Bossa Nova Classics book (above). Each jazz chord and every jazz chord pattern in every song is explained. Lots of professional tips and tricks. Jazz Intros and endings for all the songs, breaking them down slowly and clearly so you can learn understand the jazz patterns. 
The jazz chords patterns are studied for Meditation, Black Orpheus Theme, Wave, Dindi, Look of Love, So That's a Samba, Corcovado, One Note Samba, Watch What Happens and Ipanema.

 Bossa nova strums aren't studied here. That's an entire study of it's own that is on the Bossa Nova Strums video (below)