1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 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 Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
17 parts and 1 score
Laying on mellow is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 1 two page short score and 15 parts in F Major concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Score indicates parts for Proc, tenor, baritone, trombones. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto 2, baritone (2); trumpet; trombone; bass (2). -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2); trumpet; trombone. -- (iv) Parts for Eb transposing instrument (2). -- All items except grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.