Ben Webster “Where or When”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 117.2 s
Position in Track 02:15-04:12
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 1956-09-11
Line Up Ben Webster (ts); Art Tatum (p); Red Callender (b); Bill Douglas (dr)
Style SWING
Key Ab-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 7eb298e8-12a6-4d2f-a506-4f697b1c1760
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Abj7   |Abj7   |Abo7   |Abj7   |Dbj7   |Dbj7   |Dbj7   |Bb-7 Ebsus79 |D7 F7 |Bb7 Eb7 ||
A2: ||Abj7   |Abj7   |Abo7   |Abj7   |Dbj7   |Dbj7   |Dbj7   |Bb-7 Ebsus79 |G-7   |C7   ||
B1: ||F-7   |Bb7   |G-7   |C7   |F-7   |Bb7   |Bb7 E7911# |Eb7   ||
A3: ||Abj7   |D-7 G7 |Db7911# C7 |F-7   |Bb-7   |C-7 F7 |Bb-7   |F7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Ab69   |Ab69   ||
I1: ||NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 268  
Number of Bars 40 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 82.1 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 2.29 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.68 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.58:1 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 41.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-68 (20) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 38.1 % 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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