Branford Marsalis “The Nearness of You”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 333.3 s
Position in Track 02:51-08:25
Album Title Trio Jeepy
Label CBS/Columbia (4651342)
Recording Date 03.-04.01.1988
Line Up Brandford Marsalis (ts); Milt Hinton (B); Jeffrey Watts (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key D-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 3177a47e-6b52-4b5a-bf6c-0f49504f304b
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Dj7   |A-7 Dsus7 |Gj7   |Go7   |F#-7 B7 |E-7 A7 |F#-7 B7 |E-7 A7 ||
A2: ||Dj7   |A-7 Dsus7 |Gj7   |Go7   |F#-7 B7 |E-7 A7 |Dj7 C7 |D6   ||
B1: ||E-7   |A7   |Dj7   |A-7 D7 |Gj7   |F#m7b5 B7 |E7   |E-7 A7 ||
A3: ||Dj7   |A-7 Dsus7 |Gj7   |Go7   |F#-7 B7 |E-7 A7 |Dj7 B-7 |E-7 A7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 971  
Number of Bars 51 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 36.8 (SLOW)  
Event Density 2.91 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 19.03 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.04:1 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 43.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 45-83 (38) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 51.7 % 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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