Sidney Bechet “Really the Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument ss
Total Duration 81.3 s
Position in Track 02:09-03:30
Album Title The Cradle Of Jazz -Sidney Bechet - Chant In The Night CD 1
Label Trumpets of Jericho Ltd. (20.3010-HI)
Recording Date 1938-11-28
Line Up Sidney Bechet (ss); Tommy Ladnier (tp); Milton Mezz Mezzrow (cl, ts); Cliff Jackson (p); Teddy Bunn (g); Elmer James (b); Manzie Johnson (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 1c57643c-2de7-4f69-84fa-300faf0503ae
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |F7   |F7   |Bb7 Eb7 |Bb7 F7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 254  
Number of Bars 24 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 70.6 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.13 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 10.62 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.5:1 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 38.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 60-82 (22) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.9 % 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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