Lester Young “Lester Leaps In”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 60.9 s
Position in Track 00:28-01:29
Album Title Lester’s Be-Bop Boogie
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222500-444/A)
Recording Date 1939-09-05
Line Up Buck Clayton (tp); Dickie Wells (tb); Count Basie (p); Freddie Green (g); Walter Page (b); Jo Jones (dr); Lester Young (ts)
Style SWING
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 369a52fc-8a40-42e4-954d-a09c228cd381
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   ||
A2: ||Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   ||
B1: ||D7   |D7   |G7   |G7   |C7   |C7   |F7   |F7   ||
A3: ||Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 299  
Number of Bars 64 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 251.4 (UP)  
Event Density 4.91 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.69 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.36:1 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 22.4 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 46-72 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 39.1 % 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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