Benny Carter “Just Friends”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 112.4 s
Position in Track 01:56-03:49
Album Title Benny Carter meets Oscar Peterson
Label Pablo Records (CD 2310-926)
Recording Date 1986-11-14
Line Up Benny Carter (as); Oscar Peterson (p); Joe Pass (g); Dave Young (b); Martin Drew (dr)
Style SWING
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 0d7ab9bd-a3d0-4d78-8f8a-5f78dcaecfa9
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bbj7   |Bbj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Fj7   |Fj7   |Ab-7   |Db7   |G-7   |C7   |A-7   |D-7   |G7   |G7   |G-7   |C7 B7 ||
B1: ||Bbj7   |Bbj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Fj7   |Fj7   |Ab-7   |Db7   |G-7   |C7   |Em7b5 A7 |D-7   |G7   |G-7 C7 |F6   |C-7 F7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 568  
Number of Bars 96 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 204.9 (UP)  
Event Density 5.05 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.92 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.55:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 2+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 36.6 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 50-82 (32) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 43.8 % Share of notes with direction reversal (i.e, minima and maxima of pitch contour).

Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class Histogram

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Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class is calculated in reference to the underlying chord.

Pitch Class Histogram

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MIDI Pitch Histogram

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Semitone Interval Histogram

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Refined Contour Histogram

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Also known as “fuzzy intervals” or interval classification. See here for definition of classes

Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram

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Metrical circle maps divides the bar duration into equal sized bins (48 in this case) and maps metrical positions to the corresponding bin. (Labels normalized to 4/4 measure).

Duration Class (Abs. and Rel.) Histogram

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Relative duration classes are based on the duration of the beat. Absolute duration classes are based on 120 bpm. See here for a definition of classes.

Midlevel Analysis Main Types Histogram

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Midlevel analysis is a qualitative annotation system of playing ideas, with nine different main categories, as defined in our paper

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