1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
Piano conductor scores
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.
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: 263.
24 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Don't be so mean to baby is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four-page short score, 1 lead sheet, 1 two-page piano conductor score and 23 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and 9 parts. Short score indicates parts for Jim, Ray, 2 trumpets. Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Ray, Scad; 1 trombone - Jones; bass; guitar.
Folder B contains lead sheet, piano conductor score and 14 parts. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Piano conductor score indicates parts for clarinet, vocals. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass (2); drums; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.