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Fernando Benadon. "Slicing the Beat: Jazz Eighth-Notes as Expressive Microrhythm."
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The following pages of musical notation accompany Fernando Benadon's article "Slicing the Beat: Jazz Eighth-Notes as Expressive Microrhythm," from Ethnomusicology Vol. 50, No. 1. See Figure 1 in this article. Select the highlighted artist name to open each transcription document. Samples reference the discography using the two-letter code that appears in bold at the end of each discography entry.

Appendices:

  1. Figure 1
    Beat-Upbeat Ratio (BUR) profiles for individual performers.

  2. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
    [1-3] 58 On Green Dolphin Street (160 bpm), 5:01 / 5:30; Love For Sale (206), 2:43.
    [4-6] AR Straight, No Chaser (193), 4:07 / 4:26 / 4:57.
    [7-10] KW Who Cares? (229), 2:15 / 2:50 / 2:55 / 3:05.
    [11-13] MI Miles (243), 0:43 / 1:09; Straight, No Chaser (181), 1:45.
    [14-15] SE Love For Sale (179), 3:11 / 4:40.
    [16] SF Spontaneous Combustion (179), 2:12.

  3. John Coltrane
    [1-2] 58 On Green Dolphin Street (160 bpm), 3:13; Love For Sale (206), 5:10.
    [3] 63 Chasin’ Another Trane (203), 0:45.
    [4-5] BT The Late Late Blues (182), 4:10 / 4:15.
    [6-7] CC Wabash (186), 2:19 / 3:10.
    [8] CO Time Was (197), 1:33.
    [9] CS 26-2 (193), 2:13.
    [10-11] GS Giant Steps (alternate take) (249), 2:05 / 2:35.
    [12-16] LL Trane’s Slo Blues (155), 4:25; I Hear a Rhapsody (200), 1:36 / 2:32 / 2:58 / 3:02.
    [17-19] RE If I Were a Bell (188), 2:36; I Could Write a Book (226), 1:27 / 1:36.
    [20-23] SO You Say You Care (211), 0:46 / 0:50 / 2:09 / 2:28.
    [24] ST Well, You Needn’t (230), 2:53.

  4. Miles Davis
    [1-3] 58 On Green Dolphin Street (160 bpm), 1:50 / 2:43; Love For Sale (206), 1:24.
    [4-7] AR So What (237), 1:53; Straight, No Chaser (194), 1:30 / 1:52 / 2:04.
    [8-10] CP Dewey Square (189), 2:29; Scrapple from the Apple (199), 1:57 / 2:01.
    [11] KB So What (131), 2:01.
    [12-13] MI Straight, No Chaser (178), 3:27 / 3:37.
    [14-17] RE If I Were a Bell (188), 0:59 / 1:54; It Could Happen to You (188), 0:48 / 1:07.
    [18-22] SE Somethin’ Else (155), 1:19 / 1:25 / 2:01; Alison’s Uncle (210), 1:26 / 1:31.
    [23-26] ST Surrey With the Fringe on Top (129), 2:33; Diane (140), 1:24; Well, You Needn’t (230), 0:38 / 1:06.

  5. Bill Evans
    [1-4] 58 On Green Dolphin Street (160 bpm), 6:41; Love For Sale (206), 8:29 / 9:09 / 9:34.
    [5-14] EX Israel (186), 0:30 / 0:44 / 1:09 / 2:23; Beautiful Love (Take 2) (190), 0:48 / 0:56 / 1:17; Beautiful Love (Take 1) (182), 1:42; Nardis (164), 3:22; Sweet and Lovely (186), 1:19.
    [15] KW Who Cares? (229), 4:10.
    [16] MB Re: Person I Knew (162), 1:58.
    [17-19] MJ One For Helen (251), 1:55; Nardis (208), 2:41 / 2:57.
    [20-24] PJ Autumn Leaves (205), 1:08 / 2:33; Peri’s Scope (185), 0:30 / 1:06 / 1:23.

  6. Dexter Gordon
    [1-3] GO Cheese Cake (214 bpm), 1:29; Three O’Clock in the Morning (142), 1:33 / 1:36.
    [4-7] MP Scrapple From the Apple (233), 2:10; Broadway (202), 1:00; A Night in Tunisia (181), 1:18 / 2:31.
    [8-13] OF Coppin’ the Haven (150), 1:36 / 5:04; Kong Neptune (192), 0:55 / 1:04 / 2:25 / 3:54.
    [14-23] SA You Stepped Out of a Dream (186), 0:56 / 1:22 / 1:31 / 1:37 / 2:24; The Backbone (174), 1:11 / 2:20 / 3:20; McSplivens (179), 1:04 / 1:25.

  7. Discography
    Adderley, Julian. Somethin’ Else. Blue Note CDP 546338. SE
    ______ . The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco. Riverside OJCCD-035-2. SF
    ______ , and Coltrane, John. Adderley & Coltrane. Emarcy D116399. CC
    ______ , and Evans, Bill. Know What I Mean? Riverside OJCCD-105-2. KW
    Coltrane, John. Newport ’63. Impulse! GRD 128. 63
    ______ . Coltrane’s Sound. Atlantic 1419-2. CS
    ______ . Coltrane. Prestige OJCCD-020-2. CO
    ______ . Giant Steps. Atlantic A2 1311. GS
    ______ . Lush Life. Prestige OJCCD-131-2. LL
    ______ . Soultrane. Prestige OJCCD-021-2. SO
    Davis, Miles. ’58 Sessions. Columbia CK 47835. 58
    ______ . The Miles Davis Collection - A Retrospective. Deja Vu DVCD 2039. AR
    ______ . Kind of Blue. Columbia CK 64935. KB
    ______ . Milestones. Columbia CK 85203. MI
    ______ . Relaxin’ With the Miles Davis Quintet. Prestige OJCCD-190-2. RE
    ______ . Steamin’ With the Miles Davis Quintet. Prestige OJCCD-391-2. ST
    Evans, Bill. Explorations. Riverside OJC20-037-2. EX
    ______ . Moon Beams. Riverside OJCCD-434-2. MB
    ______ . At the Montreux Jazz Festival. Verve 827844-2. MJ
    ______ . Portrait in Jazz. Riverside 1162. PJ
    Gordon, Dexter. GO. Blue Note CDP 546094. GO
    ______ . One Flight Up. Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2. OF
    ______ . Our Man in Paris. Blue Note CDP 7 46394 2. MP
    ______ . A Swingin’ Affair. Blue Note CDP 7 84133 2. SA
    Jackson, Milt and Coltrane, John. Bags & Trane. Atlantic 1368-2. BT
    Parker, Charlie. Masterworks 1946-1947. Giants of Jazz CD 0217. CP
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