I started to work on Jerry Bergonzi’s Pentatonics book about a month ago. I wonder if other people have studied or are studying this book and. Jerry Bergonzi – Vol. 2 – Pentatonics. Gus Larroyo. Uploaded by. Gus Larroyo. Loading Preview. Sorry, preview is currently unavailable. You can download the . To my knowledge Jerry Bergonzi has been the first to logically organize and teach in a simple and consistent way the pentatonic style first.

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I took lessons with Jerry for two years, years ago but I went through that whole book, every page. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Intervalic Improvisation – The Modern Sound: Jerry Bergonzi 2 Pentatonic Improvisation. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He attended Lowell University and then after graduation played electric bass in local bands behind singers and strippers, saving up enough money to move to New York in Description Artist Product Description.

The PDF file for this lesson is here: Bergonzi pentatonics Different strokes for different folks, but to me the idea that a few four note patterns constitutes a study of the possibilities of pentatonics and bergonzl to use them just didn’t get it. He jams, playing pentatonics that as far as I could tell pentatonisc no relation to anything in the book, at least nothing that I could figure out.

Verne, Jerry goes beyond the minor and major pentatonic scales by showing you how any 5 notes can be used as a creative vehicle for jazz improvisation. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Jerry Bergonzi – Pentatonic Improvisation Lesson (1)

However, technically it’s a challenge. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Advanced Music Language: After struggling in the Big Apple for seven years and gaining some recognition as a member of Two Generations of Brubeck and of the Dave Brubeck Quartet with whom he appeared on several Concord albums duringBergonzi moved back to Boston inwhere he developed a strong career both as a tenorman and as an educator. In part one 1 of 2 of this pentatonic improvisation masterclass, legendary saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi breaks down his exciting approach to soloing and composing using pentatonic scales.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Bergonzi – Pentatonic Improvisation Masterclass 1. But he is thorough in his approach, no doubt.

If you want to take your solos to fresh and interesting places, this pentatonic improvisation lesson series is for you. The accompanying recording has been designed for use in conjunction with the text. With the accompaniment of Andy LaVerne, Jerry goes beyond the minor and major pentatonic scales by showing you how any 5 notes can be used as a creative vehicle for jazz improvisation.

He sounds great, but We use cookies to analyze site usage, enhance site bergonsi, and assist in our marketing efforts. Bergonzi pentatonics I’m using Bergonzi’s book in conjunction with Steve Neff’s lessons on pentatonics, which introduce more variety for my practice. Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Volume 2: Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Volume 3: Bergonzi – Pentatonic Improvisation. You really need to make sure you have your 5 basic minor pentatonic positions down cold in all keys. Showing of 7 reviews.

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Originally Posted by bstrom. These Bergonzi patterns are actually fun to practice and they give you ideas to open up your sound and play in a less predictable way.


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These formulas really make pentatonics much more interesting. There are 18 tunes for you to play alo ng with, featuring Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass and Adam Nussbaum on drums, bergomzi eight demonstration tracks performed by the author on tenor saxophone. Like a major scale in thirds is really just every other note in the scale Thats the point, imho. See all 7 reviews.

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I dont think anyone implied the material presented was an exhaustive or complete methodology I just could never organize it all in my brain correctly so I could practice them effectively. I think it’s a great book.

Also, as I recall, the chord chart for the pentatonkcs is not given, so that would be helpful as well.

It brought forward a lot of great ideas for me. Jerry Bergonzi — Pentatonics Volume 2. A Step Beyond Linear Improvisation. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Jerry Bergonzi – Pentatonic Improvisation Masterclass 1. I’ll try to transcribe the first lick in the demo today myself Buy the selected items together This item: Inside Improvisation, Vol 3: Many of the great modern players have pentatonics at their command and melodic disposal. This may be a texture and starting point that wouldnt be intuitive necessarilly, but is alot easier than you think for players who have at least a reasonable proficiency with traditional major pentatonics beforehand.