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: fair, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
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Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Crispy is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 5 parts in G Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Parts for 4 reeds - Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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