When looking at even the most well known scales we still find other scales embedded within them.
B Altered Scale contains a whole tone scale and a Diminished scale giving it an exotic sound.
C Diminished scale contains two mixolydian tetrachords. The first being of the root and the second being of the flat 5:
We can of course extend scales as we have looked at in Jazz Scale Extensions
DENNIS SANDOLE: Bi tonal scales, polyscales[MULTI] scales concepts/ideas.
Dennis Sandole Scale Lore: Developing Poly/multiple scales. Although being most noted as John Coltrane’s Mentor/Teacher Dennis Sandole was unique in his musical thinking.
Here is an example of a polytonal scale idea:
Here we have another polytonal/multiple scale idea:
Here we employ triplets.
Below are some “Mixed up” ideas as concepts to get a flow and to syncopate and get a feel for it. These are only exercises but create interest by the way the different scales appear and move.
16ths mix #2
16ths mix #3
Here are some of Dennis Sandole’s own sketches/ideas
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