Phil Woods “Cotton Tail”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 30.8 s
Position in Track 01:39-02:10
Album Title Further Definitions
Label Impulse! Records (IMPD229)
Recording Date 1961-11-15
Line Up Benny Carter (as); Phil Woods (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Charlie Rouse (ts); John Collins (g); Dick Katz (p); Jimmy Garrison (b); Jo Jones (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID ffc84cb6-12bf-40e1-bf24-80c1568989c0
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 Bb7 |Eb7 Ab7 |Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 ||
A2: ||Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 Bb7 |Eb7 Ab7 |Bbj7   |C-7 F7 ||
B1: ||D7   |D7   |G7   |G7   |C7   |C7   |F7   |F7   ||
A3: ||Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 Bb7 |Eb7 Ab7 |Bbj7 C-7F7|Bbj7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 200  
Number of Bars 31 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 241.5 (UP)  
Event Density 6.49 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.45 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.31:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 1 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 14.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 51-74 (23) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.5 % 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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