1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 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, water spots, tape.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
18 parts and 1 score
East by east is contained in two of thirty one folders for "Far east suite" consisting of 1 two page short score and 18 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and part. Short score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones. Short score appears incomplete. Part for piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Jimmy (2), Carney (2); 2 trumpets - Cootie (2), Herb; 3 trombones - Buster (2), Brown, Chuck (2). -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Paul; 2 trumpets - Mercer, Cat.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.