Sixths

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  1. JohnM

    JohnM Member

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    I posted an article on 6ths last night...my favorite interval :AOK

    >> 6ths Sense <<

    When played out of the same position all the way through, 6ths can be a nasty little finger exercise!
     
  2. TommyStrat

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    John,

    I love sixth chords as well and it gives you so much more room for improvisation. Thanks for sharing with us.
     
  3. Clifford-D

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    Sixths as single note lines can be fun

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    |-----12----10-8-----7------------------------------|---|
    |---8---------------------10-8----------------------|---|
    |--------10------9-7---------------10-9------7------|---|
    |----------------------10------9-7-------------10---|---|
    |---------------------------------------10-8------7-|---|
    |---------------------------------------------------|-8-|
     
  4. Clifford-D

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    Egg Radio by Bill Frisell in sixths is a great study.
    - couple other intervals in there to keep it interesting.

    Play it in 4/4 straight

    triplets;
    2nd line. 1st bar
    2nd line. 4th bar
    3rd line. bar 4, beat 3-4
    4th lin, 1st bar, big lazy one.

    half notes;
    line 3, bar 2, 3, 4 connects to triplet on 3rd beat

    The rest is straight 8th


    Dmaj7........Bm7.......G..........A
    |-----5-----|---------|----------|----------|-|
    |-------7-5-|-3-------|-5-3-5----|-7-5-7----|-|
    |-----6-----|-------4-|----------|----------|-|
    |-------7-5-|-4-------|-5-4-5----|-7-5-7----|-|
    |-----------|-------5-|----------|----------|-|
    |-----------|---------|----------|----------|-|

    Dmaj7........Bm7...........G.......A
    |-----------|-9---7-------|-------|----5-7-9-|-|
    |-----3-5-7-|-------7-5-3-|-5-----|----------|-|
    |-----------|-9---7-------|-------|----6-7-9-|-|
    |-----4-5-7-|-------7-5-4-|-5-----|----------|-|
    |-----------|-------------|-------|----------|-|
    |-----------|-------------|-------|----------|-|

    Dmaj7..........Bm7........G........A
    |---12-10-----|-9----7---|-5---3--|-------5-7-|-|
    |-----------7-|----------|--------|-7---5-----|-|
    |---14-11-----|-9----7---|-4---4--|-------6-7-|-|
    |-----------7-|----------|--------|-7---5-----|-|
    |-------------|----------|--------|-----------|-|
    |-------------|----------|--------|-----------|-|

    Dmaj7..........Bm7........G........A..........Dmaj7
    |---9--12--10-|-9----7---|-5---3--|---------||------|
    |-------------|----------|--------|-7---5---||-3----|
    |---9--14--11-|-9----7---|-4---4--|---------||------|
    |-------------|----------|--------|-7---5---||----4-|
    |-------------|----------|--------|---------||------|
    |-------------|----------|--------|---------||------|

    Enjoy, check out more Friz playing Egg Radio
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvVQ3WU51CI


    :)
     
  5. cram

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    that was the song that hooked me. going to see him in march.

    I once got the first part of that memory as it was stuck in my head, but I didn't realize that it was in diads like that. pretty cool. I just plucked through the tune..
     
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    No, I wrote it out in sixths for this thread.

    Friz isn't locked into anything.
     

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