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[Asphalt jungle parts] [music]

Uniform title:
Asphalt jungle suite
Physical description:
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
These parts are untitled, but are contained with "Asphalt jungle suite" based on examination of musical content. 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. Folder A -- 26p. Folder A -- 20p.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail:;;
This suite was actually written for the original pilot episode of the television series, "Asphalt Jungle." Music from 'The Lady and the Lawyer' which actually aired as the second episode on April 9, 1961 was entirely composed by the Ellington organization. -- information compiled by Mr. Johnathan D. Burlingame and reported in the DEMS Bulletin (95/1).
Addl. KW Subjects:
Television music
13 parts
Asphalt jungle parts is contained in one of sixteen folders for "Asphalt jungle suite" consisting of 13 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Pro, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Nance; 3 trombones - Britt, 2, Booty; bass. Part for Booty appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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