Curtis Fuller “Blue Train”

Discographic Information

Instrument tb
Total Duration 107.3 s
Position in Track 05:10-06:58
Album Title Blue Train
Label Blue Note (CDP 7 46095 2)
Recording Date 1957-09-15
Line Up Lee Morgan (tp); John Coltrane (ts); Kenny Drew (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (dr); Curtis Fuller (tb)
Style HARDBOP
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 59284d2d-dc82-4ba8-b42f-6c5d906e7e4a
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb7NC  |Ab7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Eb7   |G-7 C7 |F-7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |F-7 Bb7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 382  
Number of Bars 59 bars  
Number of Choruses 5  
Mean Tempo 131.8 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 3.56 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.5 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.31:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 1 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 37.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 46-72 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.4 % 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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