Publications

Books

2017

Pfleiderer, M., Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Burkhard, B. (Eds.) (2017). Inside the Jazzomat. New Perspectives for Jazz Research. Mainz: Schott Campus (Open Access).

Papers & Proceedings

2019

Frieler, K., Başaran, D., Höger, F., Crayencour, H.-C., Peeters, G. (2019). Don’t hide in the frames: Note- and pattern-based evaluation of automated melody extraction algorithms. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Digital Libraries for Musicology (DLfM ’19), November 9, 2019, The Hague, Netherlands.

Abeßer, J., Müller, M. (2018). Fundamental Frequency Contour Classification: A Comparison between Hand-Crafted and CNN-Based Features. In: Proceedings of the 44th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brighton, UK, 2019

Frieler, K., Höger, F., & Pfleiderer, M. (2019). Anatomy of a lick. Structure & variants, history & transmission. In: Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities Conference, Utrecht, 2019.

Frieler, K. (2019). Constructing jazz lines. Taxonomy, Vocabulary, Grammar. In: M. Pfleiderer & W.-G. Zaddach (Eds.), Jazzforschung heute. Themen, Methoden, Perspektiven, Berlin: Edition Emwas

Höger, F., Frieler, K., & Pfleiderer, M. (2019). Digging into pattern usage within jazz improvisation (Pattern History Explorer, Pattern Search and Similarity Search). In: Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities Conference, Utrecht 2019.

2018

Gomez, J. S., Abeßer, J., & Cano, E. (2018). Jazz Solo Instrument Classification with Convolutional Neural Networks, Source Separation, and Transfer Learning. In: Proeedings of the 19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), Paris, France, 2018.

Abeßer, J., Balke, S., & Müller, M. (2018). Improving Bass Saliency Estimation using Label Propagation and Transfer Learning.. In: Proeedings of the 19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), Paris, France, 2018.

Frieler, K., Höger, F., Pfleiderer, M., & Dixon, S. (2018). Two web applications for exploring melodic patterns in jazz solos. In: Proceedings of the 19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), Paris, France, 2018.

Balke, S., Dittmar, C., Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., & Müller, M (2018). Bridging the Gap. Enriching YouTube Videos with Jazz Music Annotations. In: Frontiers in Digital Humanities 4 (2018).

Dittmar, C., Pfleiderer, M., Balke, S., & Müller, M. (2018). A swingogram representation for tracking micro-rhythmic variation in jazz performances. In: Journal of New Music Research, 47/2 (2018), pp. 97-113. doi: 10.1080/09298215.2017.1367405

Frieler, K. (2018). A feature history of jazz improvisation.. In: W. Knauer (Eds), Jazz @100. Darmstadt Studies in Jazz Research (Vol. 15), pp. 67–90. Hofheim: Wolke Verlag

2017

Abeßer, J., Balke, S., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., & Müller, M. (2017). Deep learning for jazz walking bass transcription. In Proceedings of the AES International Conference on Semantic Audio. Erlangen, Germany.

Frieler, K. & Pfleiderer, M. (2017). Onbeat oder offbeat? Überlegungen zur symbolischen Darstellung von Musik am Beispiel der metrischen Quantisierung. Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi: 10.18420/in2017_07

Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., Cano, E., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2017). Score-Informed Analysis of Tuning, Intonation, Pitch Modulation, and Dynamics in Jazz Solos. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 25(1), 168-177. doi: 10.1109/TASLP.2016.2627186

2016

Balke, S., Driedger, J., Abeßer, J., Dittmar, C. & Müller, M. (2016). Towards evaluating multiple predominant melody annotations in jazz recordings. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), 2016.

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). “Telling a story”. On the dramaturgy of monophonic jazz solos. Empirical Musicology Review, 11(1).

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Midlevel analysis of monophonic jazz solos. A new approach to the study of improvisation. Musicae Scientiae, 20 (2). 143-162. Preprint. Raw data and supplementary files.

Pfleiderer, M., Zaddach, W.-G., & Frieler, K. (2016). Pitch class hierarchies in Miles Davis’s “So What”: Reconsidering modal jazz improvisation with computer-based analysis tools. In: Beitragsarchiv zur Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung Halle/Saale 2015 – “Musikwissenschaft: die Teildisziplinen im Dialog”, Wolfgang Auhagen & Wolfgang Hirschmann (Eds.), Mainz, Schott Campus

2015

Abeßer, J., Cano, E., Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2015). Score-informed analysis of intonation and pitch modulation in jazz solos. In: Müller, M. & Wiering, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Malaga, 2015, pp. 823–829.

Dittmar, C., Pfleiderer, M., & Müller, M. (2015). Automated Estimation of Ride Cymbal Swing Ratios in Jazz Recordings. In: Müller, M. & Wiering, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Malaga, 2015, pp. 271–277.

Frieler, K., Schütz, M., & Pfleiderer, M. (2015). Mid-Level Analysis of Monophonic Jazz Solos. A New Approach to the Study of Improvisation. In: Proceedings of the Ninth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Manchester, 2015.

2014

Abeßer, J., Cano, E., Frieler, K., & Pfleiderer, M. (2014). Dynamics in jazz improvisation. Score-informed estimation and contextual analysis of tone intensities in trumpet and saxophone solos. In: Klouchè, T. & Miranda, E. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), Berlin , December 4–6, 2014.

Abeßer, J., Pfleiderer, M., Frieler. K., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Score-informed Tracking and Contextual Analysis of Fundamental Frequency Contours in Trumpet and Saxophone Jazz Solos. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference On Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-14), Erlangen, Germany.

Eppler, A., Männchen, A., Abeßer, J., Weiß, C., & Frieler, K. (2014). Automatic Style Classification of Jazz Records with Respect to Rhythm, Tempo, and Tonality. In: Klouchè, T. & Miranda, E. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM14), Berlin , December 4–6, 2014.

Frieler. K. (2014). Exploring phrase form structures. Part I: European Folk songs. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Exploring phrase form structures. Part II: Monophonic jazz solos. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2014). Chasing the Difference. Computer-aided Comparison of Improvisation in Post-bop, Hard bop, and Bebop. In: Jazzforschung / Jazz Research, 46, Graz 2017, pp. 249–274.

2013

Abeßer, J., Frieler. K., Pfleiderer, M., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat project - Jazz solo analysis using Music Information Retrieval methods. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR) Sound, Music and Motion, Marseille, Frankreich.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat Project and the Melo(S)py Library. In: Kranenburg, P. van, Anagnostopoulou, C., & Volk, A. (Ed.) Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Meertens Institute and Utrecht University Department of Information and Computing Sciences, pp. 76–78.

2010

Pfleiderer, M. & Frieler, K. (2010). The Jazzomat project. Issues and methods for the automatic analysis of jazz improvisations. In: Bader, R., Neuhaus, C. & Morgenstern, U. (Ed.) Concepts, Experiments, and Fieldwork: Studies in Systematic Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Frankfurt/M., Bern: P. Lang, pp. 279–295.

Presentations & Posters

2019

Frieler, K. & Rack, F. (2019). “Music Data Mining.” Talk at the Telemedicus SoKo 2019 conference, Berlin, June 28–29th, 2019.

Frieler, K., Höger, F., & Pfleiderer M. (2019). Von den Country Gardens in die 52. Straße Wanderbewegungen melodischer Patterns. (Presentation slides, in German). Fachgruppentagung Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Hannover, February 22–23, 2018.

2018

Frieler, K. (2018). “Dig That Note. Digitale Jazzforschung.” Talk at the 35th Conference of the Radio Jazz Research Group, Salzburg, October 18–19, 2018.

Frieler, K. (2018). Wo stehe ich? Verortung von Nachwuchsjazzmusikern im Stiluniversum des Jazz. (Presentation slide). 34. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Gießen, September 6–9, 2018.

Frieler, K. (2018). Patternology. Melodic Pattern Usage in Charlie Parker’s Solos (Video, Parker Pattern Explorer). Talk given at IRCAM, Paris, May 4, 2018.

2017

Frieler, K. (2017). A Feature History of Jazz Solos (Presentation slides). Talk given at 15. Darmstädter Jazzforum, September 29th, 2017. Accompanying web site.

Pfleiderer, M. (2017). “Das Jazzomat Research Project: Perspektiven einer Computational Musicology”. Talk for the eHumanities research cluster, University of Siegen, January 12, 2017.

Frieler, K. (2017). Jazzomat – Der Jazz wird vermessen (Videos). Interview with Michael Rüsenberg as part of his Gedankensprünge series, Wuppertal, January 12, 2017.

Frieler, K. (2017). Das Jazzomat-Projekt (Presentation slide, in German). Invited lecture at the Musicological Institute for Musicology, University of Vienna, January 19, 2017.

2016

Abeßer, J., Frieler, K., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Jazz Solo Analysis between Music Information Retrieval, Music Psychology and Jazz Research. (Slides & other ressources). Tutorial given at the ISMIR 2016, New York.

Frieler, K. (2016). Miles vs Trane. Statistical comparison of John Coltrane’s and Miles Davis’s improvisational styles (Presentation slides). Miles Davis and John Coltrane at 90: Retrospect and Prospect, Guildford, October 21–23, 2016

Frieler, K. (2016). Tracing the creative process. A case study of Bob Berg's solo on Angles (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 23–24, 2016.

Frieler, K. (2016). Tracing the creative process. A case study of Bob Berg’s solo on Angles (Poster). 32. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Wien, September 9–11, 2016.

Frieler, K. (2016). Rhythmus- und Tonhöhenmuster im europäischen Volkslied (Presentation slides, in German). Fachgruppentagung Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Köln, February 26–27, 2016.

Lothwesen K. & Frieler, K. (2016). The Ideational Flow Model (IFM). A new model for jazz improvisation (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 23–24, 2016.

Pfleiderer, M. (2016). Comparative studies of jazz improvisations (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 23–24, 2016.

Pfleiderer, M. & Zaddach W.-G. (2016). Ways of improvising. Insights from recording sessions and surveys with young jazz musicians (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 23–24, 2016.

Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Tenor Sax Colossus: Harmonic and rhythmic aspects of Michael Brecker's and Chris Potter's improvisation (Presentation slides). Second International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 23–24, 2016.

Zaddach, W.-G. (2016). Playin’ Outside. New melodic and Harmonic Strategies in Jazz Improvisation after John Coltrane. (Presentation slides). Miles Davis and John Coltrane at 90: Retrospect and Prospect, October 21–23, 2016, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, 2016.

2015

Frieler, K., Pfleiderer, M., Abeßer, J., & Zaddach, W.-G. (2015). “Telling a story”. On the dramaturgy of monophonic jazz solos (Poster). 31. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Oldenburg, September 11–13, 2015.

Frieler, K., Schütz, M., & Pfleiderer, M. (2015). Ideenflussanalyse und motivische Improvisation in monophonen Jazzsoli (Presentation slides, in German). Tagung der Fachgruppe Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Osnabrück, March 6–7, 2015.

2014

Abeßer, J. (2014). Score-Informed Estimation of Pitch-Gliding and Vibrato in Trumpet and Saxophone Jazz Solos (Presentation slides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 26–27, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Plausible Metrumsannotation für monophone Rhythmen (Poster, in German). 30. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, September 12–14, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Leben an der Schnittstelle (Presentation slides, in German). 30. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, September 12–14, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Pattern Usage in Monophonic Jazz Solos (Presentation slides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 26–27, 2014.

Frieler, K. (2014). Elastische Quantisierung mit Flex-Q Ein neuer Algorithmus zur metrischen Annotation (Presentation slides, in German). Tagung der Fachgruppe Systematische Musikwissenschaft der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Kassel, March 7–8, 2014.

Pfleiderer, M. (2014). MeloSpyin' the Trane. Exploring Improvisations of John Coltrane with MeloSpySuite (Presentation slides). International Jazzomat Research Workshop, Weimar, September 26–27, 2014.

2013

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Was man nicht im Kopf hat, muss man in den Fingern haben Die Verwendung langer Patterns in monophonen Jazzsoli. (Presentation slides, in German). 29. Tagung der Deutschen Musikpsychologischen Gesellschaft, Frankfurt, September 6–8, 2013.

Frieler, K., Abeßer, J., Zaddach, W.-G., & Pfleiderer, M. (2013). Introducing the Jazzomat Project and the MeloSpy Library (Poster). Third International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Amsterdam, June 6–7, 2013.