2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
51 copy scores, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 30 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 23 cm
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, torn, brittle, stained, tape.
Folder A, grouping iii, Folder C, Folder F, and Folder G, grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. M, p. 27. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 56, 211.
86 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Happy go lucky local is contained in seven of eighteen folders for "Deep south suite" consisting of 1 six page short score and 16 parts in Db Major concert, 1 six page short score and 24 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 four page short score and 46 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (Jones, Whaley) and unidentified hands (DE, BS, Henderson, Sanders?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Db Major for unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 trumpets - Dud, Cat; 1 trombone - Jones. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Rab, Procope (2); 4 trumpets - Taft, Cat, Scad, Williams; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown.
Folder B contains short scores in Ab Major and C Major. Short score in Ab Major indicates parts for Rab, Proc, clarinet, baritone, Cat, Scad, Williams, Taft, Baker, Ray, Brown, bass, piano. Short score in C Major indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, trombones. Short score appears incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder D contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - Proc, Carney (2); 2 trombones - 2, Wilbur; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Pro, Sears; bass. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Jimmie; 1 trumpet - Herb. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Procope, Hilton, Jimmie, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, Tizol. -- (v) Part in C Major for 1 trumpet - Nathan. Part appears incomplete.
Folder E contains part in C Major for piano.
Folder F contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4 (2), baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass (2); drums; piano.
Folder G contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts in Db Major. Short score indicates part for tenor. Short score appears incomplete. Parts for 1 reed - Jimmy; 6 trumpets - Scad, Cat, Williams, Taft, Ray, trumpet; 1 trombone - Jones. -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Sears; 5 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams, Taft, Cat; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Sears; 1 trombone - Brown. Parts appear incomplete. -- All items except Folder A, grouping iii, Folder B, Folder C, Folder F, and Folder G, grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.