1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
24 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
24 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come to baby, do! is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score and 23 parts in Eb Major concert and 1 two page short score and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Five page short score in Eb indicates parts for Jim, Toby, Sears, baritone; Rex, Cat, Scad. Parts in Eb Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Toby, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Taft, Cat; 1 trombone - Jones; bass; guitar. -- (ii) 4 reeds - Toby, Jimmy (2), Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Rex, Taft (2), Ray; 3 trombones - Jones, Tricky, Browne; bass. Two page short score in F Major concert indicates parts for saxes, trombones, strings, bass, drums. Score appears incomplete. Part in F Major for 1 reed - Sears. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.