Wynton Marsalis “April in Paris”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 104.9 s
Position in Track 00:45-02:30
Album Title Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1
Label CBS/Columbia (FC 40461)
Recording Date 29.-30.5.1986, 24.-25.9.1986
Line Up Wynton Marsalis (tp); Marcus Roberts (p); Robert Leslie Hurst III (b); Jeff Watts (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key C-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Dm7b5 Db7 |Cj7   |Dm7b5 Ab7 |G7   |Cj7   |Cj7   |G-7   |C7   ||
B1: ||Fj7   |Fj7   |Bm7b5 E7 |A-7 A-/G |F#m7b5   |B79b   |B-7 E7 |Em7b5 A79b ||
C1: ||F#m7b5 Fo7 |C/E Ebo |Dm7b5 G7 |C6   |Bm7b5 E7 |A-7 A-/G |F#m7b5 B79b |Ej7 D-7G7||
D1: ||Dm7b5 G7 |Cj7   |Em7b5   |A7alt   |D79   |Dm7b5 G7 |C6   |C6   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 495  
Number of Bars 67 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 153.7 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 4.72 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.37 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.03:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 39.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-90 (35) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.2 % 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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