Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
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Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 8, 372.
Fair: torn, tape.
Flying home is contained in one folder consisting of 33 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Jimmie, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Rex, Taft; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. Part for Toby appears incomplete. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cat; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts for alto 1 and alto 3 appear incomplete. -- (iii) 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor; trumpet; trombone (3). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.