According to Mark Tucker's "The Duke Ellington Reader," Ellington and the orchestra went to Hollywood to appear in this 1934 film starring Mae West. -- According to Timner, it was first recorded in April and May that same year. -- Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: worn. Folder A -- 2p.
Troubled waters is contained in one of five folders for "Belle of the nineties" consisting of 2 parts in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts for 2 reeds - Otto, Carney. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.