Don Byas “Cognac Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 48.5 s
Position in Track 00:47-01:36
Album Title Quadromania Jazz Edition, Don Byas, Moon Nocturne CD 4
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222414444)
Recording Date 1952-03-25
Line Up Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Don Byas (ts); Ar Simmons (p); Joe Benjamin (b); Bill Clark (dr); Humberto Morales (cga)
Style SWING
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||F7   |Bb7   |F7   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |F7   |F7   |G-7   |C7   |F7 D-7 |G-7 C7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 193  
Number of Bars 23 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 115.9 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 3.98 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 8.25 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.93:1 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 44.6 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 45-77 (32) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 43.5 % 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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