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 -- 3p., folder B -- 22p., folders C and D -- 25p. Folders C and D -- 10p.
35 parts and 1 score
Allah Bye is contained in 4 folders consisting of one lead sheet, one short score, and 33 parts in Bb Major concert -- in pencil, ink and photocopy -- in unidentified copyist's hand.
folder A contains one short score, in pencil, probably in Strayhorn's hand.
folder B contains 11 parts. -- for Rab, Otto, Ben, Carney, Rex, Ray, Wally, Brown, Tizol, and Bassie. -- number 17 from Duke Ellington Library.
folders C and D contain 23 parts and duplicates in ink and photocopy from the Mercer Ellington Library. -- parts for Rab (2), Proc (2), Paul (2), Jimmy (2), Baritone (2), trumpet 1, 2, and 3, Britt (2), Butter (2), John (2), bass (2), drums, and unidentified part (probably lead sheet). folders represent two different arrangements