1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
6 copy scores, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
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, tape, torn, stained.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 241, 286.
28 parts and 1 score
Paradise is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score and 22 parts in Ab Major concert (?), and 6 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score and part. Short score indicates part for Baker. Score appears incomplete. Part in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - 1. -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 7 reeds - Rab, alto 1, Procope (2), Ben, Jimmy Hamilton (2), Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, 2, Williams, Killian; 3 trombones - Brown, Tyree, Jones; bass; drums; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - 3, tenor, 4; 1 trumpet - 2; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- All items except grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.