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. Many modern piano players use hexatonic voicings by stacking the triads to create a particular harmony. By Jerry Bergonzi Book & CD Item: ADV Sheet Music – £ – Hexatonic scales are six note scales. This book presents a practical method for the construction of hexatonic scales that are useful for.

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G ‘ F-7 Bi: Of course, context is everything! For example, over the C-7 chord, try any these hexatonics: George Coleman on YouTube Textural variety for improvisation the search continues Again, there are 72 different melodies written out.

Also, does Bergonzi basically cover all of the material in the Campbell book or are they complementary? The built on these two augmented triads follows a pattern of minor third, half step, minor third, half step, etc. On an F7 chord, it sounds the: Select hexattonics few to practice and play in all keys keeping in mind what chords they may hexwtonics over.

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Practicing hexatonics is great way to improve technique and it’s also great for ear training. Yes, here they are. Try it, you might like it! B- jC-Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting note”. Jerry Bergonzi Vol 5 – Thesaurus of Education. G-7 7 F-7 BP” Of course, improvising and using only one particular hexatonic sounds very onedimensional.


I may change my mind about this later. As already stated, a hexatonic scale can be derived by combining the notes of two triads that do not share any common tones. Vol – [Jerry Bergonzi] Documents.

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These are the work books from Jazz Harmon Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. He doesn’t write about why he presents the material in a certain order.

When the e triad is voiced on top it creates minor ninth intervals which are dissonant. In some cases additional naturals are given.

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Chord G 7 sus G t. There is a full page of lines for each triad pair and a page for every key. In other words, why start with Major a whole step up followed by minor a whole step above a Major triad?

Hexatonicw a minor 7th chord, the upper triad sounds the 9, n 1 and On some of these chords we are allowing much leeway. Also, try improvising using any rhythm but starting your phrase on the notes of the grid. J Due to the nature of this book and to economize space, the word triad will be omitted after the pitch name.

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. Jerry Bergonzl vol 3 – Jazz Line Education. Experimenting with different types of triads and with relationships beyond half-step and whole-step will provide more melodic possibilities, some leaning more towards polytonality hexatonisc others.

This hexatonic can be played over many different chords.

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Hearing these different combinations of triads against different chords is a must for expanding your tonal pallet. This is meant to be a particular sound and, of course, overusing it would be comparable to over-spiced food.


On a dominant chord, bbergonzi two triads include the: Have each hexatonic be I bar, 2 bars or 4 bars each.

For example, when playing the over a A,7 chord, it sounds the major 7 as well as the ,7, which hexatoics work in certain circumstances. We improvise “in” the sound of the voicing and using hexatonic voicings and lines can lend a very contemporary sound. Try anticipating the dominant chord by playing the hexatonic on the preceding minor 7 chord. In this instance, it is the C that is the unusual note that creates the rub.

There are 12 melodies selected from the list and transposed to all keys. Played over it sounds the: Newer Post Older Post Home. Natural 11 on a dominant chord is an avoid note but it sounds fine when used in passing.

Triad Pairs for Jazz: In most ofthe following examples and etudes accidentals only apply to the note they are attached to. Berklee Bergpnzi Harmony I had looked through some of his previous books but this one looked the interesting to me. Rendering these scales in the form of triad pairs yields more variety in tone color and suggests novel melodic possibilities.