1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Part for Carney in Folder C, grouping iii (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Something to live for." 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 Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
I'm checking out goombye is contained in three folders consisting of 1 part in Eb Major concert, 3 parts in Bb Major concert, and 11 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Rex.
Folder B contains parts in F Major for 2 reeds - clarinet, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - Rex; bass; 1 guitar - Guy. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Otto; 1 trumpet - Cooty; 1 trombone - Browne. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trombone - Wilbur; bass.
Folder A and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.