Blue cellophane is contained in three folders consisting of 1 published sheet, 1 six page short score and 19 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains published sheet. Published sheet is piano part only.
Folder B contains short score. Score indicates parts for saxes, baritone; brass - Ray, Browne, Tricky, Claude.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Rab, Otto, Jimmie, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Taft, Andy, Ray, Scad; 3 trombones - Tricky (2), Jones, Brown; bass; guitar. -- (ii) 3 trombones - 1,2, 3. -- (iii) 1 trombone - 2.
Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. A. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. L, p. 7. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts in Folder C: 127.
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.
New York, NY, Tempo Music, Inc., 1945
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