Miles Davis “Blues by Five”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 130.6 s
Position in Track 00:53-03:04
Album Title Cookin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet
Label Prestige (LC 15025)
Recording Date 1956-10-26
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Red Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (dr); John Coltrane (ts)
Style HARDBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 8a88fe10-de8c-4689-9401-e845e1f784d5
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |F-7 Bb7 |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |G7   |C-7   |F7   |Bb7   |F7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 371  
Number of Bars 97 bars  
Number of Choruses 8  
Mean Tempo 177.9 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 2.84 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.83 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.78:1 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 31.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 58-86 (28) 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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