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Easy Bossa

 
Easy Bossa is a simple bossa nova tune that uses chord progressions found in many standards and latin tunes. In the video a solo is played, starting with the melody, and then an improvisation. Typical scales used (in that order) Bb major, Ab Lydian or Bb mixolydian, G major, Bb mixolydian, A alt or Bb dim, D major, back to Bb major. In the second half....it goes to Eb major, then Ab mixolydian, back to Bb major. That's about it.
As always, listen first, then use the notation/tab to check the details.
 
Get the notation/TABS here. It looks more difficult than it really is!

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Learn to improvise with the Jazz Exercises: From basic exercises to full solos, with backing tracks, midi files, TABS and notation, and a guide with explanations and study advice. Also check out the Smooth Jazz Refill and All Jazz Refill.
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