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.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
15 parts and 1 score
My ideal is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page piano conductor score in A Major concert, 1 part in C Major concert, and 14 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley, other?).
Piano conductor score indicates parts for altos, tenor, baritone, Cat, trumpets, trombones. Part in C Major for piano. Part appears incomplete. Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Jimmy, Skippy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Scad, Rex; 3 trombones - Browne, Tricky, Tizol; bass; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.