Besame Mucho Chords

Here’s a simple (for beginners) chord comping arrangement of Besame Mucho, a Bolero composed in 1940 by Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez. The most famous jazz guitar recording of Besame Mucho is on Wes Montgomery’s album Boss Guitar.

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  • Colin says:

    Great little tune and Bossa Rhythm. Like it.

  • Randy says:

    Fabulous! I had enough on my plate when you first emailed me about it that I deferred working on it. But I’ve come back to it and am very glad that I did.

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  • milkmannnv says:

    Great lesson,I had to break it down to 1, 2 and 4 bar phrases to get the picking pattern down and then apply it to other chord progressions I know,which made learning this lesson easier.Thank you for all these cool chord comping etudes.

  • Charles says:

    I really appreciate how you display your lessons. I have a teacher who I receive guitar lessons from each week, but I find that even though I have been reading music on both the guitar and saxophones, the way you illustrate the tabs help me with tab reading. Thanks again!

  • giorgos says:

    Great! Thanx Dirk.

  • evabroughtanaxthistime says:

    Shot for the song! Couldn’t access mailbox for long time, so this was a welcome find. See you’ve sent more goodies, but can only thank you tomorrow, time permitting. Much love…

  • Bob says:

    Enjoyed playing along with this very much – Many thanks.

  • Carlos Camarasa says:

    I am a profesional musiciam and teacher in Music and guitar and i like this page to use it like examples and lessons for my students , and i recommend them to come here to see the very good stuff you got here.You are doing a great job Dirk,thank you for your work.

  • jay says:

    these types of lessons are great! Thank you so much for providing something for people at all different levels of ability. One question (very basic, and should be obvious, but I struggle with this – sorry), what key is this in? Is it Am?

    • Dirk Laukens says:

      Hey Jay, yes, the song is in Am. You can easily find the key by playing the chords and listening to which chord would end the tune…

  • @WhiteCatzs says:

    Very nice, is there a way to add the melody line overtop? Maybe that would make it too complicated.

  • gidAbel says:

    Good job here man

  • Dana says:

    cool – what is the best way to print this out?

    • Dirk Laukens says:

      Hi Dana, just right click the sheet music somewhere neer the top and select “Print Picture…”. There are 3 pages in this arrangement, just see where the first one ends after printing and you can select the second and then the third one…

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