Don Byas “Be-Bop”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 52.7 s
Position in Track 00:30-01:23
Album Title Jazz Gallery, Dizzy Gillespie, CD 1
Label BMG/Makin’ Friends records (74321 14165 2)
Recording Date 1945-01-09
Line Up Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Trummy Young (tb); Don Byas (ts); Clyde Hart (p); Oscar Pettiford (b); Shelly Mane (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key F-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||F- Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |Gm7b5 C7 |F- Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |Gm7b5 F- ||
A2: ||F-7 Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |Gm7b5 C7 |F- Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |Gm7b5 F- ||
B1: ||F-7   |Bb79#   |Ebj7   |Ebj7   |Eb-7   |Ab79#   |Dbj7   |Gm7b5 C79b ||
A3: ||F-7 Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |Gm7b5 C7 |F- Gm7b5 |F-/Ab Bb-6 |F-/C   |C7 F- ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 336  
Number of Bars 63 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 288.6 (UP)  
Event Density 6.37 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.3 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.34:1 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 26.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-77 (28) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 35.1 % 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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