Branford Marsalis “U.M.M.G.”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 226.8 s
Position in Track 23:59:59-03:45
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 Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 53b9ed5d-a31a-4c2c-8c4e-fc7b8aaca8f0
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Fm7b5   |Bb79b   |Eb-7   |Ab7   |Dbo7 Db6 |Dbj7   |Db-7   |Gb7   ||
A2: ||Fm7b5   |Bb79b   |Eb-7   |Ab7   |Dbo7 Db6 |Dbj7   |Ab-7 Db7 |Ab-7 Db7 ||
B1: ||Gm7b5   |C79b   |Fj7   |Fj7   |Abm7b5   |Db79b   |Gb-   |Ab7   ||
A3: ||Fm7b5   |Bb79b   |Eb-7   |Ab7   |Dbo7   |Db6   |Dbo7   |Db6   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 1113  
Number of Bars 200 bars  
Number of Choruses 6  
Mean Tempo 211.6 (UP)  
Event Density 4.91 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.56 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.6:1 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 22.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-85 (41) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 47.5 % 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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