Publications

Books

2017

Pfleiderer, M., Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Burkhard, B. (Eds.) (2017). Inside the Jazzomat. New Perspectives for Jazz Research. Mainz: Schott Campus (Open Access).

Papers & Proceedings

2018

Balke, S., Dittmar, C., Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M. and Müller, M (2018). Bridging the Gap. Enriching YouTube Videos with Jazz Music Annotations. In: Frontiers in Digital Humanities 4 (2018).

Dittmar, C., Pfleiderer, M., Balke, S., & Müller, M. (2018). A swingogram representation for tracking micro-rhythmic variation in jazz performances. In: Journal of New Music Research, 47/2 (2018), pp. 97-113. doi: 10.1080/09298215.2017.1367405

2017

Abeßer, J., Balke, S., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., & Müller, M. (2017). Deep learning for jazz walking bass transcription. In Proceedings of the AES International Conference on Semantic Audio. Erlangen, Germany.

Frieler, K., & Pfleiderer, M. (2017). Onbeat oder offbeat? Überlegungen zur symbolischen Darstellung von Musik am Beispiel der metrischen Quantisierung. Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi: 10.18420/in2017_07

Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., Cano, E., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2017). Score-Informed Analysis of Tuning, Intonation, Pitch Modulation, and Dynamics in Jazz Solos. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 25(1), 168-177. doi: 10.1109/TASLP.2016.2627186

2016

Balke, S., Driedger, J., Abeßer, J., Dittmar, C. and Müller, M. (2016). Towards evaluating multiple predominant melody annotations in jazz recordings. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), 2016.

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). “Telling a story”. On the dramaturgy of monophonic jazz solos. Empirical Musicology Review, 11(1).

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Midlevel analysis of monophonic jazz solos. A new approach to the study of improvisation. Musicae Scientiae, 20 (2). 143-162. Preprint. Raw data and supplementary files.

Pfleiderer, M., Zaddach, W.-G., and Frieler, K. (2016). Pitch class hierarchies in Miles Davis’s “So What”: Reconsidering modal jazz improvisation with computer-based analysis tools. In: Beitragsarchiv zur Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung Halle/Saale 2015 – “Musikwissenschaft: die Teildisziplinen im Dialog”, Wolfgang Auhagen & Wolfgang Hirschmann (Eds.), Mainz, Schott Campus

2015

Abeßer, J., Cano, E., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2015). Score-informed analysis of intonation and pitch modulation in jazz solos. In: Müller, M. & Wiering, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Malaga, 2015, pp. 823–829.

Dittmar, C., Pfleiderer, M., & Müller, M. (2015). Automated Estimation of Ride Cymbal Swing Ratios in Jazz Recordings. In: Müller, M. & Wiering, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Malaga, 2015, pp. 271–277.

Frieler, K., Schütz, M., & Pfleiderer, M. (2015). Mid-Level Analysis of Monophonic Jazz Solos. A New Approach to the Study of Improvisation. In: Proceedings of the Ninth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Manchester, 2015.

2014

Abeßer, J., Cano, E., Frieler, K., & Pfleiderer, M. (2014). Dynamics in jazz improvisation. Score-informed estimation and contextual analysis of tone intensities in trumpet and saxophone solos. In: Klouchè, T. & Miranda, E. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), Berlin , December 4–6, 2014.

Abeßer, J., Pfleiderer, M., Frieler. K., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Score-informed Tracking and Contextual Analysis of Fundamental Frequency Contours in Trumpet and Saxophone Jazz Solos. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference On Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-14), Erlangen, Germany.

Eppler, A., Männchen, A., Abeßer, J., Weiß, C., & Frieler, K. (2014). Automatic Style Classification of Jazz Records with Respect to Rhythm, Tempo, and Tonality. In: Klouchè, T. & Miranda, E. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), Berlin , December 4–6, 2014.

Frieler. K. (2014). Exploring phrase form structures. Part I: European Folk songs. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Exploring phrase form structures. Part II: Monophonic jazz solos. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Chasing the Difference. Computer-aided Comparison of Improvisation in Post-bop, Hard bop, and Bebop. In: Jazzforschung / Jazz Research, 46.

2013

Abeßer, J., Frieler. K., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat project - Jazz solo analysis using Music Information Retrieval methods. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR) Sound, Music and Motion, Marseille, Frankreich.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat Project and the Melo(S)py Library. In: Kranenburg, P. van, Anagnostopoulou, C., & Volk, A. (Ed.) Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Meertens Institute and Utrecht University Department of Information and Computing Sciences, pp. 76–78.

2010

Pfleiderer, M. & Frieler, K. (2010). The Jazzomat project. Issues and methods for the automatic analysis of jazz improvisations. In: Bader, R., Neuhaus, C. & Morgenstern, U. (Ed.) Concepts, Experiments, and Fieldwork: Studies in Systematic Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Frankfurt/M., Bern: P. Lang, pp. 279–295.

Presentations & Posters

2017

Frieler, K. (2017). Patternology Melodic Pattern Usage in Charlie Parker’s Solos (Presentation slides, Interactive Pattern Explorer). Talk given at the joint meeting of the Society for r Popular Music Research (GfPM) and the German Society for Music Theory (GMTH), November 17th, 2017.

Frieler, K. (2017). A Feature History of Jazz Solos (Presentation slides). Talk given at 15. Darmstädter Jazzforum, September 29th, 2017.

Frieler, K., & Pfleiderer, M. (2017). “Onbeat oder offbeat? Überlegungen zur symbolischen Darstellung von Musik am Beispiel der metrischen Quantisierung.” Talk & Poster at the 47th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Informatics, Chemnitz, September 26th, 2017

Pfleiderer, M. (2017). “Das Jazzomat Research Project: Perspektiven einer Computational Musicology”. Talk for the eHumanities research cluster, University of Siegen, January 12th, .2017.

Frieler, K. (2017). Jazzomat – Der Jazz wird vermessen (Videos). Interview with Michael Rüsenberg as part of his Gedankensprünge series, January 12th, 2017.

Frieler, K. (2017). Das Jazzomat-Projekt (Presentation slide, in German). Invited lecture at the Musicological Institute for Musicology, University of Vienna, January 19th, 2017.

2016

Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Jazz Solo Analysis between Music Information Retrieval, Music Psychology and Jazz Research. (Slides & other ressources). Tutorial given at the ISMIR 2016, New York.

Frieler, K. (2016). Miles vs Trane. Statistical comparison of John Coltrane’s and Miles Davis’s improvisational styles (Presentation slides). Miles Davis and John Coltrane at 90: Retrospect and Prospect, Oct 21–23, 2016, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Frieler, K. (2016). Tracing the creative process. A case study of Bob Berg’s solo on Angles (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 23–24, 2016.

Frieler, K. (2016). Tracing the creative process. A case study of Bob Berg’s solo on Angles (Poster). DGM Tagung, Sept 9–11, 2016, Wien.

Frieler, K. (2016). Rhythmus- und Tonhöhenmuster im europäischen Volkslied (Presentation slides, in German). Fachgruppentagung Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Köln, Februar 26–27, 2016.

Lothwesen K. & Frieler, K. (2016). The Ideational Flow Model (IFM). A new model for jazz improvisation (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 23–24, 2016.

Pfleiderer, M. (2016). Comparative studies of jazz improvisations (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 23–24, 2016.

Pfleiderer, M. & Zaddach W.-G. (2016). Ways of improvising. Insights from recording sessions and surveys with young jazz musicians (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 23–24, 2016.

Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Tenor Sax Colossus: Harmonic and rhythmic aspects of Michael Brecker’s and Chris Potter’s improvisation (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 23–24, 2016.

Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Playin’ Outside. New melodic and Harmonic Strategies in Jazz Improvisation after John Coltrane. (Presentation slides). Miles Davis and John Coltrane at 90: Retrospect and Prospect, Oct 21–23, 2016, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

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2015

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2015). “Telling a story”. On the dramaturgy of monophonic jazz solos (Poster). 31. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Oldenburg, September 11–13, 2015.

Frieler, K., Schütz, M., & Pfleiderer, M. (2015). Ideenflussanalyse und motivische Improvisation in monophonen Jazzsoli (Presentation slides, in German). Tagung der Fachgruppe Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Osnabrück, Mar 6–7, 2015.

2014

Abeßer, J. (2014). Score-Informed Estimation of Pitch-Gliding and Vibrato in Trumpet and Saxophone Jazz Solos (Presentationslides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 26–27, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Plausible Metrumsannotation für monophone Rhythmen (Poster, in German). 30. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, September 12–14, 2015.

Frieler, K. (2014). Leben an der Schnittstelle (Presentation slides, in German). 30. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, September 12–14, 2015.

Frieler, K. (2014). Pattern Usage in Monophonic Jazz Solos (Presentation slides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 26–27, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Elastische Quantisierung mit Flex-Q Ein neuer Algorithmus zur metrischen Annotation (Presentation slides, in German). Tagung der Fachgruppe Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Kassel, Mar 7–8, 2014.

Pfleiderer, M. (2014). MeloSpyin’ the Trane. Exploring Improvisations of John Coltrane with MeloSpySuite (Presentation slides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, September, 26–27, 2014.

2013

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Was man nicht im Kopf hat, muss man in den Fingern haben Die Verwendung langer Patterns in monophonen Jazzsoli. (Presentation slides, in German). 29. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Frankfurt, September, 6–8, 2013.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat Project and the MeloSpy Library (Poster). Third International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, June 6–7, 2013.