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, torn, tape, brittle.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Groupings i & ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Come Easter is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 13 parts in D Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Buster; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Hamilton (2), Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Buster; bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trumpets - Mercer, Herb; 1 trombone - Chuck. -- Grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.