Dexter Gordon “The Rainbow People”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 196.2 s
Position in Track 01:06-04:22
Album Title The Tower Of Power
Label Prestige (OJCCD-299-2)
Recording Date 02.&04.04.1969
Line Up Barry Harris (p); Buster Williams (b); Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath (dr); Dexter Gordon (ts)
Style HARDBOP
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID a28c1fd5-e80f-4006-b20f-52c0ec4c18d9
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb F-7 |G-7 F-7 |G-7 F-7 |F#-7 B7 |F-7   |Bb7   |Ebj7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 ||
A2: ||Ebj7 F-7 |G-7 F-7 |G-7 F-7 |F#-7 B7 |F-7   |Bb7   |Eb Db7 |B-7 E7 ||
B1: ||Bb-7   |Eb7   |Am7b5   |Ab7   |G7   |C7   |F7   |Bb7   ||
A3: ||Ebj7 F-7 |G-7 F-7 |G-7 F-7 |F#-7 B7 |F-7   |Bb7   |Eb C7 |F-7 Bb7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 719  
Number of Bars 98 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 120.0 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 3.66 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.33 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.65:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 3 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 40.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 46-77 (31) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 46.2 % 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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