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.
"Tippin' In" is an American song with music by Robert Lewis "Bobby" Smith and lyrics by Marty Symes. It was a 1945 instrumental hit by Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra. The single went to number one on the Race Records chart for six non-consecutive weeks and became Hawkins's most successful pop hit, reaching number nine. A recording by Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra was made at Manhattan Center, New York City, on July 18, 1952. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-4885 (in United States) and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10350. (From Wikipeida, 16 Nov. 2016.
Tippin' in is contained in one folder consisting of 3 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 1 reed - Rab; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.