Brazilian Jazz Guitar by Open Studio

Brazilian Jazz Guitar

Learn Brazilian jazz guitar direct from the source

Don't get caught playing a watered down version of Brazilian jazz.

Learn the authentic rhythms, tunes, and techniques of this beautiful genre from a modern Brazilian jazz guitar master.

Romero Lubambo guides you through these foundational elements with expert precision, detailed analysis, all in an engaging and relaxed format.

After completing this course.....

You'll be able to:
  • Play several different Brazilian rhythms
  • accompany a vocalist
  • develop stronger right-hand and left-hand technique

You'll also get:
  • PDF transcriptions and lead sheets
  • Audio downloads of each lesson

Living Notation

Our exclusive  Living Notation technology allows you to follow Romero’s playing and demonstrations in real time with moving, interactive notation.

Applause from our members

"The beauty in your teaching is that you can go back to listen and analyze a prior lesson and you will always learn something new, so this type of teaching never grows old. So, so happy with this." 
Dwight A. (USA)
"Open Studio is the very best place to learn jazz. Period. Regardless of instrument there is so much to learn, even if already an advanced player. And you are learning from exceptional musicians.
Ronald S. (USA)

Meet Your Teacher

Romero Lubambo's guitar playing unites the styles and rhythms of his native Brazilian musical heritage with his fluency in the American jazz tradition to form a distinctive new sound. Lubambo has performed and recorded with many outstanding artists, including Dianne Reeves, Michael Brecker, Yo-Yo Ma, Kathleen Battle, Diana Krall, Herbie Mann, Wynton Marsalis, Gal Costa, Kurt Elling, and Kenny Barron among many others. 

Want to try it for free?

Check out a full length sample lesson and see if the course is right for you!
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What's included?

Video Icon 12 videos File Icon 22 files Text Icon 14 text files

Contents

Start Here
Welcome to Brazilian Jazz Guitar!
How To Use Living Notation
Lessons
Bossa Nova Basics 🎼
Tune Focus: "Triste" 🎼
The Concept of Baião 🎼
Right Hand Techniques Vol. 1 🎼
Right Hand Techniques Vol. 2 🎼
Left Hand Techniques 🎼
Tune Focus: "Wave" 🎼
Rhythm
Accompanying a Vocalist
Major Scales 🎼
Minor Melodic and Diminished Scales 🎼
American Music
Transcriptions
Lesson 1 - Bossa Nova Basics
218 KB
Lesson 2 - Triste
121 KB
Lesson 3 - Baião
149 KB
Lesson 4 - Right Hand Part 1
86.7 KB
Lesson 5 - Right Hand Part 2
107 KB
Lesson 6 - Left Hand
89.7 KB
Lesson 7 - Wave
62.9 KB
Lesson 10 - Major-Scales
83.3 KB
Lesson 11 - Minor Melodic
81.7 KB
Lesson 12 - American Music
165 KB
Audio Versions of Lessons
Bossa Nova Basics
28 mins
Tune Focus: "Triste"
21 mins
The Concept of Baião
27 mins
Right Hand Techniques Vol. 1
23 mins
Right Hand Techniques Vol. 2
30 mins
Left Hand Techniques
25 mins
Tune Focus: "Wave"
26 mins
Rhythm
33 mins
Accompanying a Vocalist
23 mins
Major Scales
28 mins
Minor Melodic and Diminished Scales
29 mins
American Music
25 mins
Simple Player Versions
Bossa Nova Basics
28 mins
Tune Focus: "Triste"
21 mins
The Concept of Baião
27 mins
Right Hand Technique Vol. 1
23 mins
Right Hand Techniques Vol. 2
30 mins
Left Hand Techniques
25 mins
Tune Focus: "Wave"
880 MB
Rhythm
33 mins
Accompanying a Vocalist
23 mins
Major Scales
28 mins
Minor Melodic and Diminished Scales
29 mins
American Music
25 mins

FAQs

Is this course right for me?

Brazilian Jazz Guitar is a perfect fit for you if:
  • You are an intermediate-advanced guitarist that wants to learn more about Brazilian finger-style guitar
  • You want to learn by listening, imitating, and reading notation or tablature
  • You want a fixed course you can take at your own pace

What if this courses isn't for me?

No problem! We have other guitar courses, and we'll happily switch you if needed. We also have a  full satisfaction guarantee with easy refund if you're not happy with the course.

I've got more questions!

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