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Brazilian Choro Guitar Technique

Choro is a uniquely Brazilian form of jazz which developed over the same time period as Ragtime and Dixieland in the States. Its driving force is the seven-string nylon guitar, whose expanded range makes possible an almost pianistic playing style incorporating bass, harmony, and lead voices in a single performance. For complete transcriptions of everything César plays including the awesome duet with Olli Soikkeli, check out the full interview at Cracking the Code: