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, torn, brittle.
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Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Lady is contained in one of fifteen folders for "Queenie pie" consisting of 24 parts in F Major concert, and 21 parts in E Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, other?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cook, Cat, Terry, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cook, Cat, Terry, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John. -- (iii) Parts in E Major for 5 reeds - Johnny (2), Proc (3), Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Harry (2); 2 trumpets - Cooty (2), Cat; 2 trombones - Brown (4), Chuck; bass (2). -- Groupings i & ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
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