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Ian Coury and Joe K. Walsh: “Receita de Samba” | Brazilian Choro Mandolin
 
Our Brazilian Choro Mandolin instructor plays a joyful duo version of a Jacob do Bandolim choro with his fellow Peghead Nation mandolin teacher.
By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2022
 

Ian Coury and Joe K. Walsh were recently in the studio recording videos for Ian’s new Brazilian Choro Mandolin course on Peghead Nation, and they took a moment to play this joyful version of “Receita de Samba,” written by the great choro mandolinist Jacob do Bandolim and included on his Mandolin Master of Brazil, Original Recordings, Vol. 1 album. Ian will teach the tune in an upcoming lesson in his Brazilian Choro Mandolin course.

Ian CouryIn Brazilian Choro Mandolin with Ian Coury, you’ll learn to play Brazilian choro music on the mandolin, from the classic sounds of Jacob do Bandolim to the modern style of Hamilton Holanda. The course includes detailed notation/tablature, new lessons every month, and play-along tracks with Ian’s stellar Brazilian backing band.

Ian Coury has been accruing professional awards and accolades since 2014, when he shared a stage with Brazilian choro legends Armandinho and Hamilton de Holanda at the age of 12. Today, he’s one of Brazil’s most-respected virtuosos of the ten-string mandolin. As he continues to push the boundaries of the instrument and of the choro genre, he has performed with such luminaries as Paquito D’Rivera, Claudio Roditi, and Toninho Horta, and has recently received two important awards: “Best Instrumentalist” in the National FM Radio Festival (2020), and second place (by popular vote) in Brazil’s eFestival (2021), both for performances of original compositions.

Ian comes from Brazil’s capital city, Brasília, where he began playing mandolin at age eight, studying with Marcelo Lima at the Raphael Rabello School of Choro. In 2019 Ian received a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where, in his second year, he received the String Department Award, and has already taught a choro workshop at Harvard University. Before coming to the US to study, Ian had already made the journey to perform at NAMM (2017, 2018), but his professional trajectory in Brazil began much earlier: in 2014 he played both solo and with Armandinho at the Club do Choro in Brasília; in 2014 and 2015, he was recognized for his merits by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Arts, History, and Literature; and in 2016 he appeared on the cover of Choro Magazine, and received a culture award from Brazil’s House of Representatives.

Take a look at Ian’s course introduction video on the main Brazilian Choro Mandolin page, and join us today! Use promo code IanLand at checkout to get your first month free!

To learn mandolin from Joe, enroll in his Advancing Mandolinist, Bluegrass Mandolin Jam Favorites, Octave Mandolin, or Improvising for Mandolin and Fiddle courses today!

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