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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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

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 ||

Statistics

Features

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

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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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