Branford Marsalis “Three Little Words”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 192.6 s
Position in Track 01:45-04:57
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 C-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 00d6d225-f761-4d91-a0a3-052e25309a98
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Cj7   |Cj7   |Cj7   |Eb-7 Ab79 |D-7   |G7   |D-7   |G7   ||
A2: ||Cj7   |Cj7   |Cj7   |Eb-7 Ab79 |D-7   |G7   |D-7   |G7   ||
B1: ||G-7   |G-7   |Csus79   |C7   |Fj7   |Fj7   |Bb7 A7 |Ab7 G7 ||
A3: ||Cj7   |Cj7   |Cj7   |Eb-7 Ab79 |D-7   |G7   |C6   |D-7 G7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 1104  
Number of Bars 212 bars  
Number of Choruses 7  
Mean Tempo 264.3 (UP)  
Event Density 5.73 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.2 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.09:1 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 38.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 46-76 (30) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 47.2 % 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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