Milt Jackson “Bemsha Swing”

Discographic Information

Instrument vib
Total Duration 127.1 s
Position in Track 03:29-05:36
Album Title La Ronde Suite
Label Quadromania (222446)
Recording Date 1954-12-24
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Milt Jackson (vib); Thelonious Monk (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clark (dr)
Style COOL
Key C-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 9e276eba-5556-411f-bd43-ebdc5d641be1
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Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Cj7 A-7 |Abj7 Db7 |Cj7 Eb7 |D7 Db7 |Cj7 A-7 |Abj7 Db7 |Cj7 Bb7 |Ab7 Gb7 ||
B1: ||Fj7 D-7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |Fj7 Ab7 |G7 Db7 |Cj7 A-7 |Abj7 Db7 |Cj7 Bb7 |Ab7 G7 ||



Number of Notes 548  
Number of Bars 81 bars  
Number of Choruses 5  
Mean Tempo 152.3 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 4.31 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.8 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.35:1 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 12.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-87 (32) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 34.9 % Share of notes with direction reversal (i.e, minima and maxima of pitch contour).

Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class Histogram


Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class is calculated in reference to the underlying chord.

Pitch Class Histogram


MIDI Pitch Histogram


Semitone Interval Histogram


Refined Contour Histogram


Also known as “fuzzy intervals” or interval classification. See here for definition of classes

Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram


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


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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