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Bossa Nova

A style of Brazilian music derived from samba but placing more emphasis on melody and less on percussion.

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The following is a simple standard bossa nova beat applied to the drum set. This beat is sometimes referred to as bossa nova 3:2 because it has 3 rim clicks in the first measure and 2 in the second.

HH (hi-hat)

Rim (snare)

B.D (kick)

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