In this lesson we explore the beautiful tune “Fotografia”. This is an accessible tune with simple but beautiful harmony. It makes a great study for students just starting out with Brazilian piano music.
The Core Components Of Bossa Nova
We start by introducing a simple bossa nova groove over the first 2 chords of the tune which are C-7 and F7sus. We then isolate the different components of bossa nova performance which are the harmony, melody, comping, and improvisation.