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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Jerry Bergonzi- Vol 2 – Pentatonics Documents. Donate to Casa Valdez!! Try integrating this approach with other melodic material.

DIC Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes. For the minor 7th chords you may either use the hexatonics given on the previous page or play any “regular” scale.

We improvise in” the sound of the voicing and using hexatonic voicings and lines can lend avery contemporary sound. If you invert these triads and voice the C triad on top of the B triad, minor 9th intervals are sounded.

This sounds highly worthy of investigation, when I get done working with Compound Intervals. B- jC-Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting note”. Serious Resources for Serious Players View my complete profile. I had looked through some of his previous books but this one looked the interesting to me. So David, I was wondering, does Bergonzi have any reasoning as to why he proceeds in such a fashion?


Please note though, that any of the hexatonics can be applied to any of the tunes and progressions in the book.

G-7 7 F-7 BP” Of course, improvising and using only one particular hexatonic sounds very onedimensional. As already stated, a hexatonic scale can be derived by combining the notes of two triads that do not share any common tones. Hearing these different combinations of triads against different chords is a must for expanding your tonal pallet. IT Ffq r ra Is there some sort of system or are they just presented randomly?

When the e triad is voiced on top it creates minor ninth intervals which are dissonant. The built on these two augmented triads follows a pattern of minor third, half step, minor third, half step, etc. Try anticipating the dominant chord by playing the hexatonic on the preceding minor 7 chord.

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This major over major hexatonic can fit over many chords. Jerry Bergonzi vol 3 – Jazz Line Education. U 1’1 ttl “-” “The motion defines the context. As with the other books in this series, there is aplay along CD to tryout all of these different sounds. In other words, why start with Major a whole step up followed by minor a whole step above a Major triad?

So, heexatonics the same hexatonic in one place is referred to as “G: Nevertheless, it is a good way to practice in order to make it your own. I have already been able to start applying some of the principles I’ve learned in just the first four chapters.

It has a nice “bluesy” flavor, too. I find that they are a good way to combine diatonic with non-diatonic elements, and can point in the direction of polytonality. Adam Roberts for help on the book. hexaronics


D7l19 B ‘ D G7 Ct. Sure, only a few different ones, but they’re coming out. Like a blues scale, in the wrong hands this could be devastating! I 5 9 5 9 Try progressions 1 and 2 with hexztonics hexatonic, too.

I do plan to work on more of them soon. Many modern piano players use hexatonic voicings by stacking the triads to create aparticular harmony. Figuring out which triads lend particular colors to different chords adds detail to your playing. Jerry Bergonzi – Inside Improvisation Vol. Leave a Reply Hezatonics reply Your email address will not be published.

Triad Pairs for Jazz: Select a few to practice and play in all keys keeping in mind what chords they may fit over. Gary book has more interesting permutations of pairs and Jerry’s book has more interesting applications. Chord G 7 sus G t.

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On a minor hexattonics chord, the upper triad sounds the 9,: He doesn’t write about why he presents the material in a certain order. It should be assumed, from this point on, that Die means: To write it down or to give it a name, we will call it D triad over C triad.

See also Chapter 8.