Don Byas “Out of Nowhere”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 68.8 s
Position in Track 01:56-03:05
Album Title Moon Nocturne
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222414-444/A)
Recording Date 1945-06-27
Line Up Don Byas (ts); Buck Clayton (tp); Johnny Guarnieri (p); Eddie Safranski (b); Denzil Best (dr)
Style SWING
Key G-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel BALLAD
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID e38d4f45-5a86-472f-a492-1534150854f6
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Gj7   |Gj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |B-7   |E79b   |A-7   |E79b   |A-7   |A-7   |Eb7   |Eb7   ||
I1: ||NC   |NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 267  
Number of Bars 16 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 55.5 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.88 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 16.83 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 2.41:1 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 47.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-74 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 46.8 % 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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