"Sophisticated ladies" was a 1981 Broadway musical based on works by Ellington and Strayhorn, and arranged by David Berger. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility based on the research of Annie Kuebler.
14 parts and 1 score
Hey baby is contained in one of fifteen folders for "Sophisticated ladies" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 14 parts in D Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones, voice. Lyrics begin "Hey baby, I've got some talk for you ...". Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, clarinet 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2 (2), 3/4 (2); 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, 4; bass. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. Parts for trumpet 3 and trumpet 4 are noted on the same sheet.