Woody Shaw “Imagination”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 154.8 s
Position in Track 02:47-05:22
Album Title Imagination
Label 32 Jazz (32090)
Recording Date 1987-06-24
Line Up Kirk Lightsey (p); Steve Turre (tb); Ray Drummond (b); Carl Allen (dr); Woody Shaw (tp)
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID b94a81ed-d5c1-4e21-b0c7-8f9d1a2aff27
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Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Ebj7 Eo7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7 Ab79 |Gm7b5 C7 |F- C+7 |F-7 Bb7 |G7 C7 |F-7 Bb7 ||
A2: ||Ebj7 Eo7 |F-7   |Ebj7 Abj7 |Gm7b5 C7 |F- C+7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |Bb-7 Eb79 ||
B1: ||Abj7 F-7 |A-7 D7 |G-7   |Em7b5 A79b |D-7 G-7 |C-7 F7 |F7   |Bb+7   ||
C1: ||Ebj7 Eo7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7 Ab79 |Gm7b5 C7 |F-7 C+7 |F-7 Bb7 |G7 Db7911# |C7   |F- B7911# |Bbsus79 Bb7 |Eb6 Ebsus |Eb6 Ebsus |Eb6 Ebsus |Eb6 Ebsus |Ebsus   |Ebsus   ||



Number of Notes 349  
Number of Bars 39 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 60.1 (SLOW)  
Event Density 2.25 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 8.98 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.06:1 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 47.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-82 (27) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.1 % 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


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