Don Ellis “Out of Nowhere”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 54.3 s
Position in Track 00:45-01:40
Album Title Giants of Jazz: Don Ellis featuring Paul Bley, Steve Swallow, Gary Peacock, Nick Martins, Jaki Byard, Ron Carter and Charlie Persip
Label Sarabandas srl (Giants of Jazz) (CD 53262)
Recording Date 1961-04-21
Line Up Don Ellis (tp); Paul Bley (p); Steve Swallow (b)
Style POSTBOP
Key G-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 25f41a68-29ee-43d2-9f69-bedd85ee8c12
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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   ||
B1: ||A-7   |E79b   |A-7   |A-7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Dsus7   |D79b   ||
A2: ||Gj7   |Gj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |B-7   |E79b   ||
C1: ||A-7   |E79b   |A-7   |C-6   |B-7 Bbo |A-7 D7 |G   |G   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 229  
Number of Bars 34 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 151.9 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 4.22 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.66 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.8:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 45.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-81 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 51.1 % 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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