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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As with the other books in this series, there is aplay along CD to tryout all of these different sounds.

The chords in parenthesis are optional as they create more of an altered sound.

B-jC Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes. Shit, I sound like I’m trying for a job as his publicist, but is this your basic point, reworded with my usual verbosity? Some bergobzi the hexatonics in this book create a high level of tonal ambiguity.

Jerry Bergonzi – Inside Improvisation Vol. As already stated, a hexatonic scale can be derived by combining the notes of two triads that do not share any common tones.

Thanks for the info. Jerry Bergonzi Vol 3 Jazz Line 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. bergnzi


You guys requested these, so here they are: I Eb Real Book 5th edition Vol. Pianists often use Hexatonics by stacking triads to create unusual chord voicings. Each of the triads expresses jerryy tonality. Try anticipating the dominant chord by playing the hexatonic on the preceding minor 7 chord. G-7 7 F-7 BP” Of course, improvising and using only one particular hexatonic sounds very onedimensional.

It could also be used on minor chords. The structure and “tensile strength” of triads give the melodic line an independent internal logic.

I I F-7 Bb? Have each hexatonic be 1 bar,2 bars or 4 bars each. In other words, why start with Major a whole step up followed by minor a whole step above a Major triad? Nevertheless, it is a good way to practice in order to make it your own.

There are 12 melodies selected from the list and transposed to all keys. Eb Real Book 5th edition Vol. E-7 A7 D-7 G7 Of course, improvising and using only one particular hexatonic sounds very onedimensionaL Nevertheless, it is a good way to practice in order to make it your own. See also Chapter 9. The first hexatonic is the one most commonly played, and also the one that Walt Wieskof bases his entire book on.

Hexatonkcs it, you might like it! 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. In this instance, it is the C that is the unusual note that creates the rub. Jazz Saxophone solo transcriptions. So David, I was wondering, does Bergonzi have any reasoning as to why he proceeds in such a fashion?


Jerry Bergonzi Vol 7 – Hexatonics

Some of the hexatonics presented in this book sound quite exotic and require attention to get in your ear. Is there some sort of system or are they just presented randomly? Jerry’s book is more practical than Gary’s book. Berklee Jazz Harmony Jeri Bergonzi edited and wrote the text.

Jerry Bergonzi Vol 7 – Hexatonics. 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. Jerry bergonzi vol 6 – Developing a jazz language Education.