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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
17 parts and 1 score
Night train to Memphis is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score and 17 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 6 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3, tenor 2, Hamilton, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - trumpet, 2 (2), 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) Part for 1 trumpet - 3. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.