Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 96.
Stay awake is contained in one folder consisting of 14 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - 2; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.