Wednesday Sessions: March 23, 30, & April 6.
The Brazilian guitar style: Luis Bonfa, Baden Powell, Charlie Byrd. This Brazilian guitar style adds a layer of rhythmic complexity to the standard Johhny Smith-style chord solo. In this style the guitarist is essentially keeping three ‘voices’ happening at once: the bass, ostinato chord pattern, and the melody. Prof.Sher will present several of his arrangements of familiar tunes by Antonios Carlos Jobim. Students will learn some of the basic ‘comping’ patterns and how to apply them in a solo style. this isa three week section.