The Bridge From Ipanema

Terence Wright and I have been playing “The Girl From Ipanema” on our Wednesday night gigs and it’s given me a chance to really dig into the tune. The bridge is beautiful, and deceptively tough – especially because the melody is so strong. I’ve put some pentatonic scales (which I’ve been studying with Tim Price) over the bridge which have helped me work through the changes and given me some structure from which I can build a melody.

Ipanema Bridge - ConcertIpanema Bridge - BbIpanema Bridge - Eb

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