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He huffed and puffed and blew the blues [music]

Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
20th century
Notes:
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.
Summary:
13 parts.
He huffed and puffed and blew the blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 lyric sheet and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol?).
Folder A contains lyric sheet. Lyrics begin "This is the story of a jazz cat, A swinger from the word go ...". Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Jimmy (2), Proc (2), Paul; 1 trombone - Butter. Parts for Jimmy and Proc are noted on front and verso of the same sheet. Parts for Paul and Butter appear incomplete. -- (ii) 4 reeds - Willie (2), Paul, Hamilton, Carney; 1 trombone - Broodman. Parts for Willie are noted on the front and verso of the same sheet. Part for Hamilton is noted on the verso of Carney's part. Part for Broodman appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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