Girl From Ipanema Chords (Bridge Analysis)

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"The Jazz Standards Playbook Vol. 2"

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The Girl From Ipanema is a beloved jazz standard by Antonio Carlos Jobim and lots of people like to play this song. It has a beautiful melody but the bridge is really complicated to understand.

So, in today’s video, I’m going to be going over a full-on chords analysis of the bridge of the Girl From Ipanema, so you can understand it better and therefore, play the song better.

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This lesson comes out of my eBook and Companion Course “The Jazz Standards Playbook Vol. 2.” Check it out here.

Further Reading:

Ultimate Guide to Jazz Theory

Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."

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