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Jeep's blues [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Hodges, Johnny
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 22 cm
1 copy score, 16 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1938
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.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library. Published part in Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. D. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 51.
Summary:
27 parts and 1 score
Jeep's blues is contained in three folders consisting of 2 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 one page short score, 1 published part and 23 parts in F Major concert, and 1 part in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains parts in Bb Major and F Major. Part in Bb Major for 1 trumpet - 1. Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Procope, Jimmy (3), Paul (2), Harry (2), Carney; 2 trumpets - Cook, Terry; 3 trombones - Butter (2), Britt, 2.
Folder B contains one page short score and published part. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, Ray. Short score appears incomplete. Part for piano.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Pro, Paul, Jim; 2 trumpets - Ray, trumpet; piano. Many parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Rab; 1 trumpet - Ray. Part in Bb Major for 1 reed - Rab. Part in G Major for 1 reed - alto 1. -- Holograph score in Folder B and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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