Charlie Parker “Ko-Ko”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 77.0 s
Position in Track 00:21-01:38
Album Title Boss Bird Disc 1
Label Proper Records (P1281)
Recording Date 1945-11-26
Line Up Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Curley Russell (b); Max Roach (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

B1: ||C#-7   |F#7   |Bj7   |Bj7   |B-7   |E7   |Aj7   |Aj7   |A-7   |D7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |G-7   |C7   |C-7   |F7   ||
A3: ||Bb6   |Bb6   |F-7   |Bb7   |Ebj7   |Ebj7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Bb6   |Bb6   |C7   |C7   |C-7   |F7   |Bb6   |Bb6   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 538  
Number of Bars 96 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 299.4 (UP)  
Event Density 6.99 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.6 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.18:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 3+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 22.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 51-79 (28) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 35.1 % 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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