Michael Brecker “Delta City Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 83.8 s
Position in Track 02:31-03:55
Album Title Two Blocks from the Edge
Label Impulse! Records (IMP 12612)
Recording Date 1998
Line Up Michael Brecker (ts); Joey Calderazzo (p); James Genus (b); Jeffrey Watts (dr); Don Alias (perc)
Style POSTBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID b5c2f8ea-1bf5-4656-b113-7703c64ccf8c
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |C-7   |C-7   |F7   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 521  
Number of Bars 99 bars  
Number of Choruses 4  
Mean Tempo 281.7 (UP)  
Event Density 6.22 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.29 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.15:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 3+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 17.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-77 (33) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 36.1 % 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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