Manha de Carnaval Guitar Chord Melody

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In this video I explain my process for creating a guitar chord melody by working on the classic bossa nova tune Manha de Carnaval.
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๐Ÿ•› Video Content Outline

0:00 - About this video
0:52 - Step 1: Melody
1:34 - Step 2: Chords
2:27 - Step 3: Melody on top strings
3:58 - Step 4: Harmonize melody with chords
10:42 - Creating a musical arrangement
11:50 - Get the solo guitar arrangement of this tune
12:15 - Watch next & next week's video


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๐Ÿ’ฌ Lesson Description

In this video I break down how I arranged a guitar chord melody of the classic jazz standard “Manha de Carnaval,” also referred to as “Black Orpheus."

Manha de Carnaval has an intricate melody, and in the lesson I teach you how to harmonize each note with guitar chords.

I go through a systematic approach to creating a basic guitar chord melody, and then I show you a few ways to make it more musical.

After the lesson, you’ll have a better understanding of makes a guitar chord melody, and you'll be ready to create chord melodies in your own guitar playing.

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about creating a guitar chord melody for Manha de Carnaval! Let me know what you thought in the comments.

Thanks! :)

- Jared


๐ŸŽจ Diagrams From This Lesson


Manha de Carnaval A Section Chords


Manha de Carnaval Guitar Chord Melody




Here's the full arrangement of "Manha de Carnaval" from my Solo Guitar Arrangement Pack, which you can download here.



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