Ben Webster “Bye Bye Blackbird”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 160.7 s
Position in Track 02:49-05:29
Album Title Ben Webster “The Frog” with: Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, guest: Harry Edison,1956-1962
Label Giants of Jazz (CD 53167 AAD)
Recording Date 1959-11-08
Line Up Ben Webster (ts); Oscar Peterson (p); Ray Brown (b); Ed Thigpen (dr)
Style SWING
Key G-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID d256784b-5843-4219-b010-a1ea9c62f8f7
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Gj7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |Bbo   |A-7   |D7   |A-7   |D7   |A-7   |D7   |A-7   |D7   |Gj7   |Gj7   ||
B1: ||G7   |G7   |Bm7b5   |E7   |A-7   |A-7   |C-7 F7 |A-7 D7 |Gj7   |Gj7   |Bm7b5   |E7   |A-7   |D7   |Gj7   |Gj7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 451  
Number of Bars 94 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 140.8 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 2.81 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.79 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.9:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 2+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 26.8 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-72 (23) 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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