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Exploring The Iconic Tom Jobim Tune ‘Girl From Ipanema’



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In this Jazz Guitar Today video lesson, Davy Mooney explores the iconic Tom Jobim tune ‘Girl From Ipanema‘.

In this video, Davy Mooney explores the iconic Tom Jobim tune “Girl From Ipanema,” and argues that although it is perhaps overplayed, it is a brilliant example of Jobim’s harmonic genius. Mooney improvises over the tune in 7/4, with some subtle chord substitutions.

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