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.
4 parts and 1 score.
Put on a happy face is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one-page conductor score and 4 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 1 reed - alto; 1 trumpet - 1; bass; piano. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Score is noted on the verso of the piano part. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.