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Bossa Nova Drum Beats

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Learn To Play Bossa Nova Beats for Latin Music

The Bossa Nova is one of Brazil's most popular forms of Latin music. It is one of the more simple grooves to play, however it is extremely effective. The Bossa Nova is usually played at slower tempos, and is eighth-note based. You will notice there is a standard "Bossa Nova" clave pattern played within this groove.

Bossa Nova Beats

Bossa Nova Beat #1


Bossa Nova Beat #2


Bossa Nova Beat #3


Bossa Nova Beat #4

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