Charlie Parker “K.C. Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 51.0 s
Position in Track 00:26-01:17
Album Title Boss Bird Disc 4
Label Proper Records (P1284)
Recording Date 1951-01-17
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key C-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||C7   |F7   |C7   |C7   |F7   |F7   |C7   |E-7 A7 |D-7   |G7   |C7 A7 |D-7 G7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 196  
Number of Bars 25 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 118.3 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 3.84 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.78 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.88:1 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 45.4 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 53-78 (25) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 45.4 % 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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