1-+ 1 ~:haptr,ztroduction HEXATONICS llexatonic scales are six note scales. One way to create a hexatonic scale is to combine the notes of two. I ordered Jerry Bergonzi’s Hexatonics book, the seventh volume in his Inside Improvisation series. I had looked through some of his previous. Jerry Bergonzi: INSIDE IMPROVISATION SERIES VOLUME 7: HEXATONICS, Paperback Book & CD Package, All Instruments, and thousands more titles.

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For example, over the C-7 chord, try any these hexatonics: Programma del triennio di di The triads offer a skeleton structure to base lines on. Jerry has the triad pair written above the staff and the actual chord change written below it.

Jerry Bergonzi Vol 7 – Hexatonics. Triad Pairs for Jazz: I had looked through some of his previous books but this one looked the interesting to me. Vol – [Jerry Bergonzi] Documents. Have each hexatonic 1 bar,2 bars or 4 bars each.

This book will keep me busy for a long time, it’s really the most useful music book that I’ve run across in a long time. You guys requested these, so here they are: Jerry Bergonzi- Vol 2 – Pentatonics Documents.

The structure and “tensile strength” of triads give the melodic line an independent internal logic. Newer Post Older Post Home. It should be assumed, from this point on, that Die means: Donate to Casa Valdez!! This book will focus on the ones that are practical for the improviser and composer. For example, over the D-7 chord, try any of these hexatonics: We improvise “in” the sound of the voicing and using hexatonic voicings and lines can lend a very contemporary sound.

By using two triads, bi-tonal effects are created.


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Jazz Saxophone solo transcriptions. There are 12 melodies selected from the list and transposed to all keys. Have each hexatonic be 1 bar,2 bars or 4 bars each. You simply will not believe the number of transcriptions contained in these Japanese compilations.

I still think the book is useful and pretty fun to practice with, though honestly I haven’t used it if a few months. In some instances you might want the more dissonant sound of minor 9ths.

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There are numerous hexatonic scales. This hexatonic can be played over many different chords. Shit, I sound like I’m trying for a job as his publicist, but is this your basic point, reworded with my usual verbosity? This book is a great way to learn a to use a modern and usually confusing harmonic device for improvising over chord changes. Adam Roberts for help on the book.

Jerry’s book is more practical than Gary’s book. So David, I was wondering, does Bergonzi have any reasoning as to why he proceeds in such a fashion?

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This can be very helpful in modal settings where there are no diatonic, cycle-forth root movements or resolutions and where each chord change may last a long time for instance, four, eight, or sixteen measures ” Bergonzi’s book is very well thought out and structured to be very useful as a practice tool. As with the other books in this series, there is aplay along CD to tryout all of these different sounds.

On a minor 7th chord, the upper triad sounds the 9,: Hearing these different combinations of triads against different chords is a must for expanding your tonal berrgonzi.

For example, hexqtonics playing the over a A,7 chord, it sounds the major 7 as well as the ,7, which will work in certain circumstances.

Try antiCipating the dominant chord by playing the hexatonic on the preceding minor 7 chord. On some of these chords we are allowing much leeway. Some of the hexatonics presented in this book sound quite exotic and require attention to get bergpnzi your ear. Try it, you might like it!


Inside Improvisation Volume 7 – Hexatonics

This sounds highly worthy of investigation, when I get done working with Compound Intervals. They are easy to think of and combining them is an accessible task for the soloist.

F;IC Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes. Jerry Bergonzi Vol 3 Jazz Line It is useful to note that chord symbols can leave a lot to be desired and may not completely capture what the composer had in mind.

The sixth hexatonic is two minor triads a whole step apart. D jC-Try playing 8 hexatoniccs of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes.

G-7 7 Hexatonics in jerr create a higher degree of tension. The “stand alone” sound is oftentimes enough to make a strong, effective melodic statement regardless of how it is or isn’t relating to the harmony over which it is being used. I 5 9 5 9 Try progressions 1 and 2 with this hexatonic, too. Pianists often use Hexatonics by stacking triads to create unusual chord voicings.

These are the work books from Jazz Harmon For example, the conventional chords used in the Jazz idiom are oftentimes associated with parent chord-scales of seven or more tones melodic minor, major, minor, harmonic minor, and so on.