Charlie Parker “My Little Suede Shoes”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 53.3 s
Position in Track 01:00-01:53
Album Title Boss Bird Disc 4
Label Proper Records (P1284)
Recording Date 1951-03-12
Line Up Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (dr); Luis Miranda (cga); Jose Manguel (bgo)
Style BEBOP
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
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:

A1: ||F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |G-7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   ||
A2: ||F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |G-7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   ||
B1: ||Abj7   |G-7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |Abj7   |G-7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   ||
A3: ||F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |F-7 Bb7 |G-7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 256  
Number of Bars 32 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 145.9 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 4.8 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.89 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.57:1 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 29.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-79 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.2 % 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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