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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
River boat is contained in one folder consisting of 19 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Paul, Ashby (2), Harry (2); 1 trombone - Brown. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Proc, Jimmy, Paul; 4 trumpets - 1, Cook, Mercer, Cooty; 3 trombones - Brown, Chuck, Buster. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.