Herbie Hancock “Hand Jive”

Discographic Information

Instrument p
Total Duration 138.9 s
Position in Track 05:32-07:51
Album Title Nefertiti
Label Columbia (CS 9594)
Recording Date 7./22./23.06, 19.07.1967
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Wayne Shorter (ts); Herbie Hancock (p); Ron Carter (b); Tony Williams (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key  
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class COLOR
MusicBrainz ID 379b3538-a287-4bc7-a6c4-f48d3fe0ff59
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 642  
Number of Bars 152 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 262.1 (UP)  
Event Density 4.62 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.23 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.32:1 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 26.6 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-88 (33) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 44.1 % 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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