Johnny Dodds “Hotter than That”

Discographic Information

Instrument cl
Total Duration 36.2 s
Position in Track 00:40-01:16
Album Title College Music Sociecty Sourcebooks in American Music, Louis Armstrong, The Original Hot Five Recordings of Louis Armstrogn
Label Pendragon Press, New York (978-1-57647-120-3)
Recording Date 1927-12-13
Line Up Louis Armstrong (cor); Kid Ory (tb); Johnny Dodds (cl); Lillian Hardin Armstrong (p); Johnny St. Cyr (bjo)
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 6600913f-866e-46dc-b726-f3df972d5afb
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Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb   ||
B1: ||Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab   |Ab   |Ab   |Ao   |Eb   |C7   |F7   |Bb7   |Eb   ||



Number of Notes 170  
Number of Bars 32 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 212.4 (UP)  
Event Density 4.7 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.31 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.34:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 28.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 67-87 (20) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 53.5 % Share of notes with direction reversal (i.e, minima and maxima of pitch contour).

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Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram


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