1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
4 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
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, tape, torn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. B. Folder B, grouping i and Folder C from the Mercer Ellington Library.
23 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Drop me off in Harlem is contained in four folders consisting of 5 published two page piano vocal scores and 12 parts in C Major concert, 10 parts in F Major concert, and 1 part in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Drop me off in Harlem, Any place in Harlem ...".
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Otto, Carney; 2 trumpets - 2, 3. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Barney; 1 trombone - 1; banjo; 1 unidentified treble instrument.
Folder C contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - Ray, 2; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John. Part in C Major for trumpet. Part in an unknown key for unidentified instrument. Part for unidentified instrument appears incomplete.
Folder D contains 4 published piano vocal scores and 3 parts. Scores identical to item in Folder A. Parts in C Major for 1 reed - alto; bass; guitar.
Folder B, grouping ii and Folder D from the Duke Ellington Library.