Parts for "No smoking" are noted on the verso the two page conductor score and 1 short score. 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 Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Once in a while is contained in one folder consisting of 2 three page conductor scores, 1 two page conductor score, 2 one page short scores and 7 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Scores do not indicate instrumentation. 1 three page conductor score, two page conductor score and short scores appear incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, baritone; 1 trumpet - Dizzy; 1 trombone - 1; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.