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)
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel BALLAD
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID aa1d15b7-9633-402c-a2ae-df405a75dc93
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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   ||



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


Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class is calculated in reference to the underlying chord.

Pitch Class Histogram


MIDI Pitch Histogram


Semitone Interval Histogram


Refined Contour Histogram


Also known as “fuzzy intervals” or interval classification. See here for definition of classes

Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram


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


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


Midlevel analysis is a qualitative annotation system of playing ideas, with nine different main categories, as defined in our paper

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