3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
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, worn, brittle.
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Folder B, grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. D. Folder B, grouping ii from the Presentation Album, vol. P, p. 23.
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I'm slappin' Seventh Avenue is contained in three of fifteen folders for "Cotton Club parade" consisting of 1 eleven page short score, 1 nine page short score, 2 published four page piano vocal scores and 1 part in G Major concert, 11 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 part in Eb Major concert (?) -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Parker) and unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains eleven page short score. Score indicates parts for Barney, saxes, clarinet, Rex, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "I don't get no kick unless I'm with a beautiful chick ...". -- (ii) Nine page short score. Score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, Cooty, Rex, trumpets, Tricky, Tizol, Brown. -- (iii) Published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder C contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - alto 1, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Part in Ab Major for bass. -- (iii) Part in G Major for bass. Part appears incomplete. -- (iv) Part in Eb Major (?) for 1 reed - Otto. Part appears incomplete.
Folder A, Folder B, grouping iii and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.