Zoot Sims “Dancing in the Dark”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 62.6 s
Position in Track 00:04-01:06
Album Title Quadromania Jazz Edition, Zoot Sims, That Old Feeling, CD 2
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222478444)
Recording Date 1950-09-16
Line Up Zoot Sims (ts); Joh Lewis (p); Curly Russel (b); Don Lamond (dr)
Style COOL
Key Ab-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID bda792e5-2b65-4984-812c-44fd43d41b6f
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Abj7   |Abj7   |Abo7   |Abo7   |Bb-7   |Bb-7   |Bbm7b5   |Eb79b   |Abj7   |Ab-7   |C7alt   |F79b   |Bbm7b5   |Bbm7b5   |Bbm7b5   |Eb79b   ||
B1: ||Abj7   |Abj7   |Abo7   |Abo7   |Bb-7   |Bb-7   |Bbm7b5   |Bbm7b5 Eb79b |Abj7   |Ab-7   |B7   |A7   |Ab6   |Bbm7b5 Eb7 |Ab6   |Bb-7 Eb7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 110  
Number of Bars 33 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 124.7 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 1.76 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.38 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.98:1 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 60.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-68 (19) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 41.8 % 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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