Submit a video of yourself playing-along to a track from Kiko Freitas “Brazilian Groove Book” for a chance to win! Learn more about this contest by clicking any of the subjects below to reveal more info and details.

The Hudson Music Play-Along Kiko Freita Kiko Freitas Contest is open to all participants, worldwide. Three (3) Winners will be chosen by Kiko! 

Winner #1: 30 min Skype lesson with Kiko plus any 6 Hudson titles of the winner’s choice.

Winner #2: Any 6 Hudson titles of winner’s choice.

Winner #3: Any 6 Hudson titles of winner’s choice.

The Hudson Music x Kiko Freitas Play-Along Contest runs from July 26, 2021 thru September 30, 2021. Our panel of judges & Kiko will choose the finalists and grand prize winners!

Download the contest track, record your performance, upload it to YouTube, and enter the contest, below. For complete rules, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Step 1: Download the Track

Click here to download the contest play-along track.

Step 2: Record Your Performance and Upload to YouTube

Step 3:Complete the Contest Entry Form, Below


The Hudson Music x Kiko Freitas Play Along Contest begins on July 26, 2021 at 12:00am and ends on September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm. All times listed are EST (Eastern Daylight Time). To participate, entrants will submit a video performance of themselves playing along to a track from the Kiko Freitas book, The Brazilian Groove Book.

Winners will be selected by Hudson Music using the criteria of Timing, Creativity, Musicality and Creative and Musical Use of Fills, and Use of Dynamics. Hudson Music reserves the right to adjust or modify this criteria at any time, and all winners will be selected at the sole discretion of Hudson Music.

No purchase is necessary to participate. If applicable and required, due to copyright restrictions, your entry must use a track as specified or provided by the contest. Any entry that does not use a track that is specified or provided, if required will not be eligible for entry.

Eligible Submissions: Video submissions must be in a horizontal format, not a vertical format. Videos that are received that are in a vertical format will not be reviewed, will be disqualified from entry and will not be eligible for prize consideration.

Eligible Regions: This competition is open to all participants worldwide. Please note that due to regional or certain country restrictions, not all prizes may be available to all winners. In the event that Hudson Music or any of the celebration sponsors are not able to fulfill one or more prizes, an alternate prize may or may not be offered to the winner.


  • Winner #1 – 30 min Skype lesson with Kiko plus any 6 Hudson Music titles. 
  • Winner #2 – any 6 Hudson Music titles. 
  • Winner #3 – any 6 Hudson Music titles


Performance and Video/Audio Waiver: By submitting your entry to this contest you grant Hudson Music and our participating sponsors and partners all rights to use, share or reproduce your name or likeness, as well as the video and/or audio of your performance for the purposes of but not limited to promotion, marketing, monetization and/or commercial purposes. Hudson Music and our partners offers no compensation, revenue sharing or any other remuneration for the submission and/or use of any video and/or audio as part of this competition, nor for the use of your name, likeness or performance. All submissions become the property of Hudson Music once submitted.

Age Restrictions: Any entrants age 17 or below must have parental or guardian approval in order to submit their entry. For each entry, a parent or guardian is required to review and check the parental/guardian permission box as part of the entry form.

Prizes and rules subject to change without notice. Value of prizes is provided for reference purposes only. Prizes have no cash value and are awarded on an as-is basis. Hudson Music retains all rights to music, images, audio, video, likeness, performances and any/all other representation and uses of the materials related to this competition. Hudson Music reserves the right to adjust or change the rules to this contest at any time and for any reason, without advance notification. All decisions and prizes awarded are at the sole discretion of Hudson Music and are final.

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