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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 53.
Stranger in paradise is contained in one folder consisting of 13 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Sanders?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar; piano. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.