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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Ipanema

Rio de Janeiro: Bossa Nova Experience in Ipanema

Product ID: 309293
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Take part in a 3-hour lesson about the history of Bossa Nova with a professional Brazilian musician in a small group of up to 6 people. Watch videos and live music and at a music studio in Ipanema as you feel the heart of the Bossa Nova rhythms.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about the remarkable history of Bossa Nova and its cultural background
  • Enjoy a live acoustic guitar performance from a professional musician
  • Discover the surroundings of Ipanema and Bossa Nova landmarks
  • Take home a curated Bossa Nova playlist
Full description
Meet and be hosted by a professional Brazilian guitar player who has played with several important names in Bossa Nova music history. Start the tour by being welcomed by the musician to his own recording studio in the heart of Ipanema at 10 AM. 

After watching a live acoustic guitar performance, dive deep into the history of Brazilian music and learn about Bossa Nova and its cultural background. Learn about the instruments, rhythm, and history of this Brazilian musical genre. Navigate from the most known Bossa Nova hits to rare records, underground videos, and a lot of live music performance. 

Then, take a walk around the Ipanema neighborhood, discovering Bossa Nova landmarks, where Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes used to hang out, and where many songs were composed.
  • Musician tour guide
  • Bossa nova playlist sent by email after the tour
  • Flash bossa nova beat guitar lesson (if you can play the guitar)
  • Coffee and water
What’s Not Included
  • Food

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the musician's house, a yellow house located at R. Alberto de Campos, 173 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22411-030, Brazil

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Important information
Know before you go
• The bossa nova playlist can be transferred to your pen drive if you want to bring one
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Product ID: 309293