"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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility based on the research of Annie Kuebler.
Sophisticated lady samba is contained in one of fifteen folders for "Sophisticated ladies" consisting of 1 six page piano conductor score in Ab Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Piano conductor scores indicate parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.