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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Have each hexatonic be I bar, 2 bars or 4 bars each. The sixth hexatonic is two minor triads a whole step apart. Jerry bergonzi vol 6 – Developing a jazz language Education. I had looked through some of his previous books but this one looked the interesting to me.

Like a blues scale, in the wrong hands this could be devastating! Figuring out which triads lend particular colors to different chords adds bergozi to your playing.

Here are some great links to free sax solo transcriptions- Sax solos berfonzi Lucas Pickford’s transcriptions Charles McNeal’s tra Jazz Saxophone solo transcriptions. For example, when playing the over a A,7 chord, it sounds the major 7 as well as the ,7, which will work in certain circumstances.

They are easy to think of bergonzo combining them is an accessible task for the soloist. Some hexatonics are consonant sounding against a chord type.

Inside Improvisation Series, Vol. 7: Hexatonics: Book & CD

In other words, why start with Major a whole step up followed by minor a whole step above a Major triad? Jerry Bergonzi vol hexatonicd – Melodic-Rhythms Education. This is meant to be a particular sound and, of course, overusing it would be comparable to over-spiced food. D 7 sus C7 sus G7 sus: This book presents apractical method for the construction of hexatonic scales that are useful for both the improviser and composer.


Gary book has more interesting permutations of pairs and Jerry’s book has more interesting applications. When the box with the book finally came I thought that the distributor got my order wrong because it came in a big and very heavy box. Note that sometimes the hexatonic includes an avoid hsxatonics. In this instance, it is the C that is the unusual note that creates the rub. As with the other books in this series, there is aplay along CD to tryout all of these different sounds.

It could also be used on minor chords. Beginning with half-step relationships, F major and E major triads can be useful over ii and V in the key of C, while also generating interest with non-diatonic tones. Jerry’s book is more practical than Gary’s book.

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Hexatonocs some cases additional naturals are given. What I’m gathering from your comment is that Weiskopf limits his study to one hexatonic, Campbell’s book is more theoretically oriented and that Bergonzi, in typical Gonzomatic fashion, not only covers all of the possibilities one might think of, in terms of hexatonics, but also shows the musician how to apply the various approaches, which I gather, he does in a fashion similar to those used in his “Melodic Structures,” and “Pentatonics” book, so that one can immediately move from theory into praxis.

Likewise, two major triads separated by a whole step can reinforce diatonic stability while at the same time adding hexayonics small amount of non-diatonic color:. G-7 7 F-7 BP” Of course, improvising and using only one particular hexatonic sounds very onedimensional. Donate to Casa Valdez!! You guys requested these, so here they are: Try antiCipating the dominant chord by playing the hexatonic on the preceding minor 7 chord.


Adam Roberts for help on the book. Jerry Bergonzi vol 3 – Jazz Line Education.

Jerry Bergonzi Vol 7 – Hexatonics.pdf

After playing through a bunch of different keys and permutations of each pair you are able to apply each over a few different tunes. For the minor 7th chords you may either use the hexatonics given on the previous page or play any “regular” scale.

Viola vol 1 Jerry Bergonzi Vol When the e triad is voiced on top it creates minor ninth intervals which are dissonant. We improvise “in” the sound of the voicing and using hexatonic voicings and lines can lend a very contemporary sound.

G-7 7 Hexatonics in parenthesis create a higher degree of tension. Played over it sounds the: J Due to the nature of this book and to economize space, the word triad will be omitted after the pitch name. Practicing hexatonics is great way to improve technique and it’s also great for ear training. The latter approach can upset the rhythmic symmetry of a pattern, which is almost never a bad thing.

See also Chapter 9.

Thanks for the info. Your email address will not be published. F;IC Try playing 8 notes of any berrgonzi melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes.