Improv with Bossa Nova (Minor) | Hub Guitar

Improv with Bossa Nova (Minor)

Introduction

This chord progression is in the “Bossa Nova” style. The chord progression emphasizes the minor key, with some embellishments.

The Chord Progression

Materials to Use

This track is suited to C minor as well as the C harmonic minor scale.

C Minor

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
c natural
d sharp, e flat
a sharp, b flat
f natural
c natural
fret tile
g sharp, a flat
fret tile
d natural
f natural
c natural
g natural
d natural
fret tile
d sharp, e flat
a sharp, b flat
g sharp, a flat
d sharp, e flat
fret tile
g natural
d natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

C Harmonic Minor

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
c natural
d sharp, e flat
f natural
c natural
fret tile
g sharp, a flat
b natural
fret tile
d natural
f natural
c natural
g natural
d natural
fret tile
d sharp, e flat
g sharp, a flat
d sharp, e flat
fret tile
b natural
g natural
d natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

Backing Track

When you’re ready, improvise along with the track.

Exercises

  • Play the chords along with the track.
  • Practice the indicated scales.
  • Play the indicated scales along with the chords.
  • Compose a short melody using the indicated scales with the track.

©2016 Hub Guitar. All rights reserved.