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: worn, torn, brittle, stained.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Mister five by five is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in C Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Ben, Chauncey; 3 trumpets - Baker, Ray, Rex. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.