Jazz School: Major ii7-V7-IM7 Chord Progression: Bossa Nova


The Bossa Nova rhythm sways left and right rather than swings forward and back, providing a super relaxed, laid-back feel…



Using your ears and knowledge of scales and chord structure, “transpose” this pattern to all the keys you want to play in (Suggested keys: F, Bb, Eb)

Doing so will develop an enormous jazz vocabulary that you will know by ear, intellect, eye, and muscle… laying a rock solid foundation for fluent improvisation.