Lee Morgan “The Sidewinder”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 112.6 s
Position in Track 01:46-03:39
Album Title The Sidewinder
Label Blue Note (CDP 7 84157 2)
Recording Date 1963-12-21
Line Up Lee Morgan (tp); Joe Henderson (ts); Barry Harris (p); Bob Cranshaw (b); Billy Higgins (dr)
Style HARDBOP
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID d3fcd032-0fb9-43d7-8aa5-a5794100d060
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 396  
Number of Bars 73 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 156.3 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 3.52 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.4 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.05:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 2 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 29.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 53-84 (31) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 40.9 % 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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