Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball? [music]
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 43.
Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball? is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page conductor score in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Score indicates parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor; trumpet; trombone; bass. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball? It went zoomin' cross the left field wall ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.