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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
12 parts and 1 score
My man sends me is contained in one of thirty four folders for "My people" consisting of 12 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "My man sends me I don't know how far ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.