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1. exercises using a single rhythm mode

L=3 units S= 2 units

Stablemates

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Mode: LSLLSS

 

Harmonic structure is ABA, The first A begins LSLLSS, but B and 2nd A begin LSSLSL. The rhythmic balance is flipped.

example:

 

Along Came Betty

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SSLLS SSLLSSS

example

 

Complementarity

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Long form minor blues. mode: SL

 

example:

 

Pinocchio

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SSLLSS:

 

Harmonic cycle passes twice before it lines up at its original position in relation to the rhythmic mode

1st pass is SSL 2nd pass is LSS

example:

 

Inner Urge

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Saw Ravi Coltrane do this a while back. basic 7: SSL

 

example: