Sonny Stitt “Body and Soul”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 123.5 s
Position in Track 00:04-02:08
Album Title Quadromania Jazz Edition, Sonny Stitt, One O’Clock Jump, CD 1
Label Membran Music Ltd. (22482444)
Recording Date 1948-06-01
Line Up Willie Wells (tp); Sonny Stitt (as); Milt Jackson (vib); Bills Davis (p); Jimmy Glover (b); Dave Heard (dr)
Style BEBOP
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel BALLAD
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID aa1d15b7-9633-402c-a2ae-df405a75dc93
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Absus7 Ab7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 B7 |Bb-7Eb7Eb-7Ab7|Db6 Bb7 ||
A2: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Eb-7 D7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 B7 |Bb-7 D7 |Db6 E-7A7||
B1: ||Dj7 E-7 |F#-7 G-7C7|F#-7B7E-7A7|Dj7   |D-7 G7 |Cj7 Ebo |D-7 G7 |C7B7Bb7 ||
A3: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Eb-7 D7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 B7911#F7|Bb-7NC  |NC   |NC   |NC   |Db6   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 469  
Number of Bars 35 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 67.7 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.8 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 13.46 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.51:1 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 46.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 53-77 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 39.7 % 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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