Sonny Stitt “Blue Mode”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 94.1 s
Position in Track 02:01-03:35
Album Title Quadromania Jazz Edition, Sonny Stitt, One O’Clock Jump, CD 2
Label Membran Music Ltd. (22482444)
Recording Date 1949-10-17
Line Up Sonny Stitt (ts); J.J. Johnson (tb); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID fc1d191d-ca01-4053-b355-79cf8c5d6983
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Eb7 Em7b5 |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7 G7 |C-7   |F7   |Bb7 F7 |B7G7C-7F7||
A2: ||Bb7   |A-7 D-7 |G-7   |F7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |F7   |Eb7 G7 |C-7   |C-7 F7 |Bb7   |Bb7   |NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 353  
Number of Bars 24 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 60.7 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.75 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 14.82 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.49:1 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 49.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-74 (25) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 41.6 % 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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