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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Rendering these hexatnics in the form of triad pairs yields more variety in tone color and suggests novel melodic possibilities. Is Berklee College of music out of your price range? B-jC-Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes. Have each hexatonic be 1 bar,2 bars or 4 bars each.

This hexatonic can be played over many different chords. These are the work books from Jazz Harmon Also, try hexatnoics using any rhythm but starting your phrase on the notes of the grid. We improvise in” the sound of the voicing and using hexatonic voicings and lines can lend avery contemporary sound.

Each of the triads expresses a tonality. Choosing just a few of these melodies and playing them in all keys is more beneficial than trying play too many and not really getting them down. D triad hextaonics e triad. You need the password To write it down or to give it a name, we will call it D triad over C triad.


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Gary Campbell has a very good explanation of why triad pairs are useful. The motion defines the context. I still think the book is useful and pretty fun to practice with, though honestly I haven’t used it if a few months.

Played over it sounds the: D IC Try playing 8 notes of any hexatonic melody using the notes of the grid as starting notes. 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 than others.

Hans-jorg Rudiger for suggestions and putting it all together. Try applying any of the hexatonics to progressions 13 and Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The first hexatonic is the one most commonly played, and also the one that Walt Wieskof bases his entire book on.

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The book is big and just shy of pages. He doesn’t write about why he presents the material in a certain order.

I do plan to work on more of them soon. As is the case with most things I practice, I find that practicing inversions is a good way to become as thorough as possible with an idea:. Additionally, the examples in this entry are specifically assembled with two separate, clearly-defined three-note elements in mind. 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.


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 bergnzi instance, four, eight, or sixteen measures “. First and foremost, in order to maximize combinations, it is useful to be willing to consider two triads that may share one or more notes.

When hexwtonics B triad is voiced over the C triad, major 7th intervals are sounded. I 5 9 5 9 Try progressions 1 and 2 with this hexatonic, too. In my experience, peppering a diatonic melody with a rogue triad from another key can help guide my ear towards melodic possibilities that would not occur in a purely diatonic environment. Jerry bergonzi vol 6 – Developing a jazz language Education.

There is a full page of lines for each triad pair and a page for every key.