Lionel Hampton “High Society”

Discographic Information

Instrument vib
Total Duration 30.2 s
Position in Track 01:03-01:33
Album Title From Swing to Bebop. Jazz in History II
Label History/This is Music (20.19791-HI)
Recording Date 1939-04-03
Line Up Irvin Randolph (tp); Hymie Schertzer (bcl, as); Russel Procope (as); Jerry Jerome (ts); Chu Berry (ts); Clyde Hart (p); Allen Reuss (g); Milt Hinton (b); Cozy Cole (dr); Lionel Hampton (vib, vcl)
Style SWING
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID c34421ee-01d4-465c-9cbe-956e568ef339
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb Ab |Eb   |Eb   |Bb7   |Bb7 D7 |Eb   |Eb   |F7   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   ||
B1: ||Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb Ab |Eb   |Eb7   |Ab   |Ao   |Eb   |C7   |F7   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 170  
Number of Bars 31 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 245.1 (UP)  
Event Density 5.62 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.51 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.25:1 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 19.4 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-87 (32) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 50.6 % 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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