Michael Brecker “Never Alone”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 90.7 s
Position in Track 01:59-03:30
Album Title Now You See It…(Now You Don’t)
Label GPR Records (AAGRD9622)
Recording Date 1990
Line Up Michael Brecker (ts); Jon Herington (g); Joey Calderazzo (p); Jim Beard (key, synth); Victor Bailey (b); Jay Anderson (b); Adam Nussbaum (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key Ab
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel BALLAD
Tonality Class COLOR
MusicBrainz ID 72d5b67c-3862-4691-a8d7-a95dc8a0993a
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Ab   |Bb/Ab C/Ab |Gb/Bb Eb/G |C/Ab F-/Ab |Absus  Aj7911#/Ab|Ab79b13 Db-69/AbDb-69/Db|Gbsus7913 Eb-7911E-7911|Dbsus7913  G79#13|C-7911 G7913 |C-7911 G7913 |Eb-j7 Bb79# |Eb-j7 D+79# |G-7911 D+79# |G-7911 G+79# |C-7911 G7913 |C-7911 G7913 |Eb-j7 Bb79# |Eb-j7 D+79#  ||
I1: ||Ab    ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 323  
Number of Bars 18 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 48.8 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.56 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 17.74 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.23:1 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 39.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-79 (35) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 36.2 % 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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