Mark Tucker Collection Finding Aid


I. The Finding Aid

This finding aid identifies the documents contained in the Mark Tucker Collection given to the Music & Arts Library at Columbia University.  The documents are contained in folders organized numerically, and indexed alphabetically by category. For access to these materials, ask for assistance from the full-time staff at the circulation desk of the Music & Arts Library in 701 Dodge, Monday through Friday.

II. Organizational Scheme

A. Numeric Listing:  This list identifies the folders as they are filed sequentially from 1 – 163.  Each entry contains the author, folder title, contents, and assigned category.  These headings are described as follows: 

Author: The Author heading refers to the writer or composer of the folder’s documents.  When the writer or composer of a document is not clear, or if the folder contains multiple documents from a variety of writers or composers, then the heading will reflect the person to whom the documents refer.

Folder Title: This heading refers to the content of the documents.  In most cases, titles were provided by Mark Tucker.  If folder names were missing or ambiguous, they have been clarified with additional information.

Contents: Itemized description. 

Category: M. Musician Documents; R. Reference Documents; S. Scores and Transcriptions; T. Tucker Documents (See full category description below).

For example: Author: Duke Ellington; Folder Title: 1933 Scrapbook; Contents: Articles on DE and his band from 1933.  4 documents; Category: M.

This information appears in the finding aid as:

4. Ellington, Duke.  1933 Scrapbook.  Articles on DE and his band from 1933.  4 documents.  M.

B. Category Listing: This list provides an index to the folders according to an alphabetic code assigned to each entry. Under each code, arrangement is by author, with sub-arrangement by folder title.  At the end of each entry a folder number is provided corresponding to the order in which the folders appear in the Numeric Listing.  These headings are described as follows:    

Category: Indicated by an alphabetic code corresponding to the following four categories: 

M.  Musician Documents:

Includes articles, musical programs, song lists, scrapbooks, personal correspondences, lyrics, photos, etc., pertaining to the specified musician or musicians. 

R.  Research Documents:

Includes finding aids, document inventories, bibliographies, annotations, and other research materials in the Mark Tucker Collection.

S.    Scores and Transcriptions:

Includes all sheet music (transcriptions and arrangements).

T.    Tucker Documents:

Include papers, notes, presentations, and correspondences related to those works written by Mark Tucker.

Author: See description above in: A. Numeric Listing, Author.

Folder Title: See description above in: A. Numeric Listing, Folder Title.

Folder Number: Identifies location of folder in Numeric Listing and on shelf.   

For example: Category: Musician Documents; Author: Duke Ellington; Folder Title: 1933 Scrapbook; Folder Number: 4.

This information appears in the finding aid as:

M. Musician Documents

Ellington, Duke.  1933 Scrapbook.  4.

III. List of Abbreviations

BS: Billy Strayhorn

DB: David Berger

DE: Duke Ellington

DEC: Duke Ellington Collection (at the Smithsonian Institution)

JT: Juan Tizol

MT: Mark Tucker

RE: Ruth Ellington

RS: Ryan Skinner

SK: Sid Kuller

SL: Steven Lasker

IV. Numeric Listing

1. Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Documents.  Newspaper clippings, Carnegie Hall program, biographical information, music catalogues and song lists, hand-written letter from Stephan and Celise (including copied photographs), typed summary of Sweet Thursday addressed to DE, song lyrics, notes on jazz (hand-written by DE), and personal correspondence (DE). 26 documents.  M.

2. Tucker, Mark.  DEJ’s Slide Show: Ellington’s Washington.  Presentation for Ellington Society, 3/20/91 (Slide Show).  Also includes multiple copies of maps entitled, “Ellington’s Washington,” and a music catalogue (Marlor Catalog of CDs).  3 documents.  T.

3. Ellington, Duke.  DEC Transcripts.  Listing of Duke Ellington transcripts contained in the Smithsonian Collection (organized by box, folder, form, and script).  7 pgs. (type script).  R.

4. Ellington, Duke.  1933 Scrapbook.  Articles on DE and his band from 1933.  4 documents.  M.

5. Ellington, Duke.  1936-37 Scrapbook.  Articles on DE, his band, and his family (including DE’s father’s obituaries).  4 documents.  M.

6. Ellington, Duke.  1942 Scrapbook.  Clippings from articles on DE and his band.  One document.  M.

7. Ellington, Duke.  A Scores.  Includes: After Bird Jungle; Alabamy Home; All Too Soon; American Lullaby; Azure.  5 documents.  S.

8. Ellington, Duke. BA-BLI Scores.  Includes: Bakiff; B. Concerto; Battle of Swing; Big House Blues; Bird of Paradise; B. Breakdown (2 documents); Birmingham Break Down (2 documents); Birmingham Breakdown (an early score); The New Birmingham Breakdown.  Transcribed by David Berger; Black and Tan Fantasy (title is incomplete in photocopy); Black Birds; Black Butterfly; Black Cat Blues; Blind Man’s Buff [sic]; Blind Man’s Bluff.  Photocopied sheet music.  17 documents.  S.

9. Ellington, Duke.  BLO-BV Scores.  Includes: Blue Goose; Blue Ramble; Blue Reverie; Blue Tune; Bojangles; Horn Beats Boy; Brassiere; The Breakfast Dance; Bugle Call Rag. 9 documents. S.

10. Ellington, Duke.  C Scores.  Includes: Caravan, Carnival, Chelsea Bridge, Chloe, Chocolate Shake (2 documents), Clarinet Lament, Clothéd, The Clothed Woman (2 documents), Come Sunday, Coma Sunday, Conga Brava, and C.C. Stump. 14 documents.  S. 

11. Tucker, Mark.  Final Report 8/26/88.  Report on Music in the Duke Ellington Collection.  Paper written for the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.  24 pgs. (type script).  Also includes a pamphlet from the Smithsonian Institution entitled, “Duke Ellington Fact Sheet,” and an abbreviation chart.  3 documents.  T.

12. Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Inventory.  List of non-Ellington titles recorded by DE (14 pgs., includes marginal notes by MT), and a Library of Congress Search Report on music by Duke Ellington (155 pgs.).  2 documents.  R.

13.  Ellington, Duke.  Andrew’s Duke Ellington Collection List.  Alphabetical listing of material compiled by Andrew Homzy (in DEC). One document.  R. 

14. Ellington, Duke.  Finding Aid – Boxes, DEC, 33-99.  Finding Aid and Box Summary in the DEC.  Includes: Preliminary listing of material in the Duke Ellington Collection at the Smithsonian Institution; Content summary of Duke Ellington Collection boxes.  2 documents.  R.  

15. Tucker, Mark. Duke Ellington 1938-40.  Includes: Composing for the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1939.  26 pgs. (type script with marginal notes and commentaries); MT notes, 3 pgs. (hand-written); DE song lists; DE set lists; Preliminary List of Sources for Duke Ellington Compositions and Arrangements 1938-1940.  4 pages (type script document with marginal notes and commentaries); National Museum of American History, Archives Center Container Registration Forms; Music Lists of the Duke Ellington Collection (multiple pages); Preliminary List of Sources for Duke Ellington Composition and Arrangements 1938-1940: What Does a Jazz Composer Do? The Case of Duke Ellington (research materials).  8 documents.  T.

16. Tucker, Mark. Duke Ellington Notes: DE II (MT heading).  MT’s notes on DE (biography, performances, songs, etc.).  7 pages (hand-written).  T. 

17. Tucker, Mark.  Hand Samples.  Tips for Identifying Music-Writing Styles of Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Juan Tizol, and Tom Whaley. 8 pgs. (2 pages type script, 6 pages copied sheet music).  Folder also contains original print-out of essay and photo-copied sheet music (Black and Tan Fantasy [Duke Ellington], Little Brown Brook [Tom Whaley], Dukcy Wucky [Duke Ellington], M.C. Blue [Billy Strayhorn], Rose Bud [Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington], and Blue Star [Billy Strayhorn]).  3 documents.  T.

18. Johnson, James P. Yamekraw (A Negro Rhapsody).  Documents placed in manila envelope.  3 documents.  S.

19. Ellington, Duke.  Old Man Blues.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

20. Redman, Don.  The Stampede.  Transcribed by Carry Wolf and David Berger.  24 pgs. (hand-written sheet music).  S.

21. Ellington, Duke. Bojangles.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

22. Ellington, Duke.  Chloe BS.  Photocopied sheet music (Billy Strayhorn?).  S.

23. Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Scores.  Includes: Black, Brown, and Beige; Symphonette; Sugar Hill P’House; Beige; and Beige IV.  5 documents.  S.  

24. Ellington, Duke.  Gypsy Without A Song.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

25. Ellington, Duke.  Jig Walk.  Photocopied sheet music.  S. 

26. Ellington, Duke.  Johnny Come Lately.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

27. Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Scores.  Includes: Down South Camp Meetin’; Concerto for Clinkers (instrumental); Concerto for Clinkers: From Jump for Joy (edited by Andrew Homzy); Concerto for Cootie (transcribed by Dave Berger and Alan Campbell); Folder includes hand-written letter to MT from Loren Schoenberg.  5 documents.  S.

28. Ellington, Duke.  After All.  Photocopied sheet music (from hand-written score).  S.

29. Ellington, Duke.  All Too Soon.  Photocopied article from Downbeat magazine (1941) stapled with a photocopied hand-written score for All Too Soon; MT notes for All Too Soon July 22, 1940. 1 pg (type script); photocopied hand-written score for All Too Soon July 22, 1940.  3 documents.  S.

30. Ellington, Duke.  Star Crossed Lovers.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

31. Ellington, Duke.  Stompy Jones.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

32. Goodman, Benny.  Big John Special.  Photocopied sheet music.  Folder has the name “H. Henderson” written on it.  S.   

33. Ellington, Duke.  Merry Go Round.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

34. Strayhorn, Billy.  Midriff.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

35. Ellington, Duke.  Moon Mist.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.  

36. Ellington, Duke.  Peanut Vendor.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

37. Ellington, Duke.  Quality Shout.  Quality Shout: Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders (1930).  MT Transcription.  Photocopied sheet music.  Includes page of MT’s hand-written notes on transcription.  S.

38. Ellington, Duke.  Ridin’ on a Blue Note.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.  

39. Ellington, Duke.  Ring Dem Bells.  Transcription by David Berger (04/25/87).  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

40.  Ellington, Duke.  Shaw ‘Nuff.  Transcription by David Berger and Alan Campbell.  Photocopied sheet music.  S. 

41. Ellington, Duke.  Sidewalks of New York.  Transcription by Lopeman.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

42. Ellington, Duke.  Sophisticated Lady.  Photocopied sheet music.  S. 

43. Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  Squareface.  MT Transcription.  Photocopied sheet music.  Includes page of MT’s hand-written notes on Transcription.  S.

44. Yenbad, Eporue.  Europe-Dabney, Enticement: An Argentine Idyl, 1914.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

45. Ellington, Duke.  David Berger Transcriptions.  Includes: David Berger.  Duke Ellington Transcriptions. 4 pgs. (type script); David Berger.  Duke Ellington Transcriptions. Copy includes marginal notes to MT from DB (?); David Berger.  Jazz Transcriptions.  2pgs. (type script); David Berger.  Duke Ellington Short Scores.  4 pgs. (type script);  Birmingham Breakdown.  Transcription by David Berger.  Photocopied sheet music; The New Birmingham Breakdown.  Transcription by David Berger.  Photocopied sheet music; Donald G. Miller.  Letters to Ellington Transcribers and Ellington Study Group (with hand-written messages to MT); L. Gordon Grinnell.  Personal Correspondence; Classic Editions, Catalog 1991.  David Berger transcriptions; Ellington Express, With the Classical Jazz Orchestra.  David Berger (Conductor/Transcriber).  Lincoln Center Program.  2 pgs.; Duke Ellington: Suites and Blues, With the Classical Jazz Orchestra, David Berger (Conductor).  Lincoln Center Program. 2pgs.; A Classical Jazz Christmas with Wynton Marsalis, featuring The Wynton Marsalis Band, plus The Lincoln Center Classical Jazz Orchestra, David Berger (Conductor).  Lincoln Center Program.  2 pgs.; The Greatest Jazz Charts Ever Written.  Order sheet.  1 pg.  R.

46. Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  The Tattooed Bride.  Transcription by MT.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

47. Evans, Gil.  Buster’s Last Stand.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.   

48. Williams, Mary Lou.  Roll Em’.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

49. Tucker, Mark.  Letter to Demetria Brown  at The Smithsonian.  1 pg. (type script).  T.

50. Ellington, Duke.  Song List A-H. 1 pg. (type script).  R.

51. American Radio Company Music Library.  Music catalogue A-Z.  Organized by Title, Composer, Date, FTN, Genre, SZ, Play Date, and SRC. 21 pgs. (type script).  R.

52. Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  Ellington Scores: Tucker Transcriptions.  Includes: Black Work Song Theme; (Brown) West Indian Dance; Emancipation Celebration; The Blues Theme; Beige; Sugar Hill Pent House.  S.

53. Ellington, Duke.  B, B, & B.  Transcription.  Large score.  Pgs. 61-105.  S.  

54. Ellington, Duke.  Le Sucre Velour.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S. 

55. Strayhorn, Billy.  Northern Lights.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S. 

56. Ellington, Duke.  Apes and Peacocks.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

57. Ellington, Duke.  Lightning Bugs and Frogs.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

58. Ellington, Duke.  I Like The Sunrise: Liberian Suite.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

59. Ellington, Duke.  Liberian Suite: Dances I-V.  Includes: Dance No. 1, 2, 3, Rhumba (Dance No. 3), 4, and 5.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  6 documents.  S.

60. Ellington, Duke.  Red Shoes.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

61. Ellington, Duke.  Red Garter.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

62. Ellington, Duke.  Red Carpet Parts I-II.  Includes: Parts 1 & 2.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  2 documents.  S.

63. Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Ready, Go!  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

64. Ellington, Duke.  RID-SUB Scores: Vol. U (MT heading).  Includes:  Riding On A Blue Note; Rugged Romeo; Sad Tale; SAPPH; Sent. Lady (I’ll Be Back Home); Sepia Panorama; She; Skrontch; Skatting At The Kit Kat; Slippery Horn; Solitude; Someone; Stomp, Look, and Listen; Stumpy Jones; Stroll; Subtle Slough; Tonight I Shall Sleep (in Subtle Slough); Suburban Beauty.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  ).  18 documents.  S.   

65. Ellington, Duke.  SUC-THR Scores: V (MT heading).  Includes: Such Sweet Thunder (DE & BS); Sonnet for Caesar (Such Sweet Thunder); Sonnet to Hand Cinq (Such Sweet Thunder); Lady Mac; unnamed score; Sonnet in Search of a Moor (DE & BS); The Telecasters (Such Sweet Thunder, DE & BS); Up and Down (Such Sweet Thunder, BS); Sonnet for Sister Kate; Star Crossed Lovers (Such Sweet Thunder, BS); Madness in Great Ones (HAM); Spielers (one page); Twilight Time (one page); Madness in Great Ones (Such Sweet Thunder); Half the Fun (DE & BS); Circle of Fourths (Such Sweet Thunder, DE & BS); Suddenly it Jumped; Sump’n ‘Bout Rhythm; Honolulu; Swing Low; Tan Your Hide; The Tattooed Bride; Three Cent Stomp.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  22 documents.  S.

66. Ellington, Duke.  TRA-UNB and WHA- YOU Scores: W (MT heading).  Includes: Track 360; Trumpet in Spades; Tulip or Turwip; Twilight Tim; Unbooted Character; What Am I Here For; What More Can I Say; Yam Brown; Y’Aught’A; You Don’t Love Me; You Gave Me The Gate And I’m Swinging; You Of All People; Your Love Is Faded; Blues; Fugue; Jama-Ditty; Mellow Ditty; The Natives Are Restless; Original.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  19 documents.  S.   

67. Ellington, Duke.  BEG-UNT Scores: X (MT heading).  Includes: Beggars Holiday Sketches; Blues; Blue Star; Cotton Stocking Can Can; Full of Shadows; Garden; Here A Man Sees Nothing; I Get Lonely For A Plaything; I Like Singing; J.P. Williamson; Juniflip (?); Malay Camp On Saturday; The Man Beneath; Miss Lucy; My Home Lies Quiet; New Shoes; No Nix Nooky; Rock and Roll Rhapsody; Rosebud (JT & DE); She Was A Tinklin’ Thing; Slamar; So. Cal Bounce; Spring Time Swing Time; Swampland; This Man; There’s No One; Untitled Composition; An Untitled Original; Village; You Are Beautiful; You Are Lonely; You Walk In MY Dreams; No Title (All The Same?); No Title (E Major); No Title (E Flat). Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  35 documents.  S.

68. Ellington, Duke.  IDI-JIG Scores: Vol. P (MT heading).  Includes: Idiom ’59, Part I – Vapor; Vapor; Idiom No. 2 (one page); Idiom No. 3 (one page); I Don’t Know Why I Love You So; If You Were In My Place; I’m In Another World; I’m Riding On The Moon And Dancing On The Stars; I’m A Mizz; In A Sentimental Moon; Indigo Echoes; I Never Felt This Way Before; It’s Glory; I’ve Got To Be A Rug Cutter; Jazz Potpourri; Jig Walk.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  16 documents.  S. 

69. Ellington, Duke. BAT-WHE Scores: Vol. Q (MT heading).  Includes: Baton; Bessie; But (lyrics: Sid Kuller [SK]); Chocolate Shake; Don’t Believe: Jump For Joy; Flame Indigo; Jumping Frog Jump; Juniflip; Junior Hop (one page); Just Scratchin’ The Surface; “The Natives Are Restless (lyrics: SK); Nerves; Rocks In My Bed (Arr.: BS); Rock Waltz (Verso blank [MT note]); Rump De Dump; Sharp EA; Sharp Sunday; Beat; Show ‘Em You Got Class (lyrics: SK); Strictly For Tourists (DE & BS, one page); Walk It Off – Ballet: Jump For Joy; When I Trilly (lyrics: SK).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  21 documents.  S.

70. Ellington, Duke.  LA-MET Scores: Vol. R (MT heading).  Includes: La De Doody Doo.  Lady of the Lavender Mist; Lazy Rhapsody; Lightnin (2nd part of orig. ms. [MT note]); I Like The Sunrise: Liberian Suite; Lonesome Lullaby; A Lull at Dawn; Magenta Mist (“Magenta Haze” [MT title]); Malletoba Spank (hand-written score); Malletoba Spank (2nd copy); Tymperturbably Blue (DE & BS, with Malletoba Spank [2nd copy]); Merry Go Round; Metronome All Out.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  11 documents.  S.   

71. Ellington, Duke.  MOO-NYM Scores: Vol. S (MT heading).  Includes: Mooch; Moon Over Dixie; Morning Glory; My Heart, My Mind, My Everything (Love); Mystery Song; Newport Up; New World A’Comin’ (Orch. By Luther Henderson Jr.); Theme from New World A’Comin’; Night Creature (parts I, II, and III); Night Creature (First Movement); Night Creature (Sections I, II, and III); No Smoking; NYC Blues; Nymph; Blues To Be There (Arr.: BS); Festival Junction (Arr.: BS).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  16 documents.  S. 

72. Ellington, Duke.  ALL-DAN, OLD-TOT, and HAT-HOU Scores: In Vol. T (MT heading).  Includes: All Heat (DE & BS); Beyond Category: Portrait of Ella (DE & BS); Coloratura: Perfume Suite; Dancers In Love: Perfume Suite; Old King Dooji; Orson (DE & BS); Park At 106; Pretty Soft For You; Prima Bara Dubla (Double Bar); Primping; Princess Blue; Royal Ancestry: Portrait of Ella (BS); Total Jazz: Portrait of Ella (DE & BS); Hat Look Pretty; House Rent (Parlor Social De Luxe [MT title note]).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  17 documents.  S.

73. Ellington, Duke.  DON-FRU Scores: Vol. N (MT heading).  Includes: Don’t Ever Say Goodbye; Don’t Get Around Much; Doin’ The Voom Voom; Drop Me Off In Harlem; Dry Long, So; Ducky Wucky; Dusk; E & D Blues; Echoes Of Harlem; East St. Louis; Exposition Swing; Fancy Dan; Fantazm; 5 O’Clock Drag; Flaming Sword; Frantic Fantasy; Frustration.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  17 documents.  S.

74. Ellington, Duke.  GAL-HYA Scores: Vol. O (MT heading).  Includes: Gal From Joe’s; Giddybug Gallop; Golden Cress; Golden Cress (2nd copy); Golden Feather; Harlem (A Tone Parallel To Harlem, duplicate); Harmony In Harlem; HAS, 4 (duplicate, one page); Hiawatha; Hiawatha (2nd copy); Hodge Podge (one page); How You Sound; Hy’A Sue; Mid-riff; Midfiff (MT note: “BS ms [ealier version of score]).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  14 documents.  S.

75. Ellington, Duke.  Harlem: Vol. O (MT heading).  Includes: Harlem (A Tone Parallel To Harlem (MT note: “These pages were copied in the order they were found in the volume.”  RS note: I have put the pages in their correct order following MT’s pagination, including duplicates); Harlem; Harlem (duplicate).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  3 documents.  S.

76. Ellington, Duke.  ALA-AME Scores: Vol. I (MT heading).  Includes: Albany Home; All Too Soon (with accompanying note [hand-written] by MT; Free (American Lullaby).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  3 documents.  S.

77. Ellington, Duke.  AZU-BLU Scores (Plus other works): Vol. J. (MT heading).  Includes: Azure; Baby, When You Ain’t There (lyrics by Mitchell Parish, one page); Band Call; Barzallai-Lov; Bass-Ment (one page); (Beggar’s Holiday) “I’ve Got Me” (plus lyrics); (Beggar’s Holiday) “Women, Women, Women”; Blues: Baby When You Ain’t There; Blue Tune (one page); Philosophy: Change My Ways; Railroad Track – Score.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  11 documents.  S.

78. Ellington, Duke.  BBB-BLA Scores: Vol. K (MT heading).  Includes: B.B.B. 23rd Psalm; Bends (MT note: “Bensonality”); Best Wishes; Bird of Paradise; Birmingham Breakdown (MT note: “Filed with B. Breakdown – Whaley’s Land”); Black and Tan (MT note: “2nd version); Black and Tan (first version?); Black Beauty.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  8 documents.  S.

79. Ellington, Duke.  BLA-CIR Scores: Vol L. (MT heading).  Includes: Black Butterfly; Blue Bells; Blue Cellophane; Blue Goose; Blue Mood; Blue Ramble; Bluetopia; Blue Tune; Stew-Burp: Boy Meets Horn; Buffet Flat Blues; Café Au Lait (Olaye); Carnival in Caroline; Charlie the Chulo (one page); Chatter Box (Jump); Chili Bowl; Circe; Circe (2nd copy).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  17 documents.  S.

80. Ellington, Duke.  CON-DIM Scores (plus other works): Vol. M (MT heading).  Includes: Controversial Suite: Before My Time; Controversial Suite: Later; Cop-Out; Cotton Club Stomp; Cotton Club Stomp (C.C. Stomp); Crescendo In Blue; (Deep South Suite) Magnolias Dripping With Molasses; Hear Say: Deep South Suite; There Was Nobody Lookin’: Deep South Suite (DE & BS); Diminuendo in Blue; Happy Go Lucky Local (ms.); Local (MT note: “From xerox in Vol. M); Untitled Score.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  13 documents.  S.

81. Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Night Time.  Condensed score for piano.  Arrangement by Jordan Valdina.  Photocopied hand-written score.  S.

82. Ellington, Duke.  DE articles.  Includes: BS biography in The New Republic, 9/30/96; The Museum of the City of New York Salutes Duke Ellington, brochure; Down Beat magazine, 6/7/62, Ellington Today: The Man, The Music, The Orchestra; photocopied articles and newspaper clippings (’41-’62); MT notes (hand-written); Martin William book review (with accompanying note to MT); Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie, in This Week, 10/18/86.  M.

83. Jazz Photos.  Jazz musicians.  Eight photographs enclosed in a manila folder.  M.

84. Ellington, Duke.  Dukes Men: Transcribed articles.  Includes: “Ivie Joined the Duke For Four Weeks, Stays With Band for 12 Years” by Paul Eduard Miller, In Chicago, July 15, 1942; “(Rex Stewart) Vexatious Rexatious recalls the balls with and without Duke” by Inez M Cavanaugh, In Reminiscing in Tempo, November 1945; “Du sublime au ridicule il n’y a qu’un pas. . . .” by Inez M. Cavanaugh, In Reminiscing in Tempo, November 1944.  3 documents.  M.

85. Ellington, Duke.  DE article.  Photocopied article in the New York Times Magazine, 9/12/65.  M.

86. Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations 88-101.  DE Annotated Bibliography.  Includes: (88) Ellington on Eastern Piano Players, Sidney Bechet, and the “Most Essential Instrument” (1965) – article not included; (89) Rex Stewart at a Sacred Concert Recording Session (1966) – article included; (90) Ellington Program Note for a Sacred Concert Performance (1967) – program included; (91) Gary Giddens on the Sacred Concerts (1975?) – book section included; (92) Whitney Balliett: “A Day with the Duke” (1970) – article not included; (93) Record Review: Afro-Eurasian Eclipse (1976) – article included; (95) Max Harrison on the Larger Works (1964) – article included (plus: “Some Reflections on Ellington’s Longer Works by Max Harrison, transcription); (96) Ralph Ellison, “Homage to Duke Ellington On His Birthday” – book section included; (97) Albert Murray, The Hero and the Blues (University of Missouri Press 1973) – book section included; (98) Gunther Schuller, “Ellington in the Pantheon” and “Ellington’s Music as Living Repertory” – article included – (99) Martin Williams, “Form Beyond Form,” from Jazz Tradition – article included – (100) Larry Gushee, Duke Ellington – 1949 (1983?) – article included – (101) Stanley Crouch, liner notes for Lincoln Center (August 1988) – article not included.  10 documents.  R.

87. Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations 103-108.  DE Annotated Bibliography.  Includes: (103) Portrait of Johnny Hodges (1936) – article included; (104) Profile of a Band (1937) – article not included; (105) Bubber Miley (1940) – transcribed article included; (106) Ivie Anderson (1942) – articles included; (107) Reactions of a New Ellingtonian: Interview with Al Sears (1944) – article included; (108) Reminiscing with Tricky Sam Nanton, Otto Hardwick, and Rex Stewart (1945) – articles included.  11 documents.  R.

88. Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations109-118.  DE Annotated Bibliography.  Includes: (109) Why Irving Mills Split with Ellington (1952) – article included; (110) Double Play: Harry Carney and Johnny Hodges (1962) – article included; (111) Rex Stewart on Barney Bigard (1966) – article not included; (112) Guitarist Freddy Guy (1969) – article included; (113) Sonny Greer (date?) – article included; (114) Cootie Williams – article not included – (115) Paul Gonsalves (1985) – article included; (116) Ben Webster (1986) – article included; (117) Interview with Billy Strayhorn (1962) – article included; (118) Ellington on Strayhorn (1967; 1973) – article included.  9 documents.  R.

89. Cavanaugh, Inez M.  Cavanaugh Articles on DE.  Includes: Reminiscing in Tempo – November 1944; “Reminiscing in Tempo” with Tricky Sam Nanton, Otto Hardwick, and Rex Stewart (1945); Reminiscing in Tempo: Tricky Sam goes over the great times he had with Duke, with Bubber, Freddie Jenkins.  3 documents.  M.

90. Ellington, Duke.  Washington: Excerpt from DE Autobiography.  Chapter from DE autobiography with marginal notes (MT).  One document.  M.

91. Tucker, Mark.  DE Notes: May 1927-May 1931.  Notes for DE biography (written by MT?).  Month by month listing of events, performances, and recordings featuring DE from 05/27-05/31.  2 documents.  T.

92.  Harrison, Max.  Max Harrison Article on DE.  DE’s music for “Anatomy of a Murder”.  Photocopied text with marginal notes.  One document.  M.

93. Ellington, Duke.  DE articles and book sections.  Includes: The Tragedy of Duke Ellington, the “Black Prince of Jazz”: A Muscician of Great Talent Forsakes Simplicity for Pretension, by John Hammond; In Defense of Ellington And His “Reminiscing in Tempo”, by Enzo Archetti; Black, Brown & Beige (book section), by Brian Priestley, Alan Cohen; Reflections on some of Duke Ellington’s longer works; Duke Tells Of 10 Top Thrills In 25 Years, by Duke Ellington; Scrapbook of Ellington articles.  6 documents.  M.

94. Tucker, Mark.  DE Biography Table of Contents.  Headings: I.  Early Years (1899-1927); II.  Cotton Club Bandleader (1927-1932); III.  First Trip Abroad (1933); IV.  Into The Swing Era (1933-1942); V.  Black, Brown and Beige (1943); VI.  The Hot Bach (1943-1949); VII.  The Fifties (1950-1959); VIII.  The Late Years (1960-1974); IX.  Selected Commentary and Criticism (1964-1988); X.  Ellingtonians.  1 document (Written by MT?).  R.

95. Ellington, Duke.  Miscellaneous DE writings.  Includes: The Washingtonians (7): Hollywood, New York (MT Annotation?, one page); 2 pages from “The Hero and the Blues”, By Albert Murray; one page of DE music analysis; one page of text; one page from unidentified MT manuscript.  5 documents.  M.

96. Ellington, Duke.  DE newspaper clippings and assorted writings.  Includes:  Brown Penny by W.B. Yeats; BLU-Disc records ad; DE trombone section ad; Letter to Mr. Schuler from Brooks Kerr (09/24/71); Articles on Adelaide Hall; 1938 DE article; NY Times article on Queenie Pie (12/06/93); Adelaide Hall obituary (11/10/93); Jazz Times Issue, featuring DE (09/93); Like his music, the Duke was beyond category, By Geoffrey C. Ward; DE envelope with DE stamp (22 cents); A Tribute to the Duke gang, in The Boston Globe (04/23/93); Road to pulpit started with Duke Ellington, by Hugh A. Mulligan; Prepare Yourself for Sublime Listening, by Jim Kelton; Thesis, by Ken Rattenbury; Smithsonian to house Duke Ellington’s musical legacy, by Peggy Langrall; Fitzgerald/Ellington: First Lady, by Gary Giddins; Collection Holds Clues to the Genius of Duke Ellington, in The Chronicle of Higher Education (10/12/88); New Respect for Ellington’s Later Works, by Peter Watrous, In The New York Times (04/27/89); An American Treasure Remembered, by Ernie Santosuosso, In the Globe (?); ad for Classical Jazz at Lincoln Center (1988); ad for Murray, Marsalis, and Crouch on Ellington, The New School at Lincoln Center; Duke Ellington, by Peter Gammond, in Jazz Forum; United States District Court Form, Mercer K. Ellington vs. Carlos I Jazz Supper Club; The Ellington legacy and all that jazz, in Daily News (11/21/88); Smithsonian Acquires Duke Ellington Trove Of Scores and Papers, by Irvin Molotsky, In The New York Times (04/27/88); Red Wolfe Presents “Ellington Echoes”: A Jazz Repertory Ensemble, brochure; For the love of Louis and Duke, in The Boston Globe (06/28/88); The Cooper Union Presents: The American Jazz Orchestra, brochure; Keeping the sounds of Ellington Alive, by Cam Miller, in The San Diego Union (02/20/88); Large-Scake Jazz: The action tody is in composing, not improvising, by Francis Davis, In Atlantic (08/87);  Ellington reaches a new generation with latest release, by George Kanzler, in The Seattle Times/Seattle Post-Intelligencer; The messenger boy, by Father Jerry Dooley (1985); Music: ‘Queenie Pie,’ An Ellington Premiere, by Robert Palmer, in The New York Times (09/22/86); Duke Ellington’s Operatic Encore, by Joseph McLellan, in the Washington Post (09/22); D.C. Swinging with the Duke’s ‘Queenie Pie’ (in ???); Albums bring back classic swing and bop, in The Globe (11/11/87); Ellington’s Sacred Concerts to be played at Symphony Hall, by Ernie Santosuosso, The Globe; Ellington concert had its moments, but…, By Richard Dyer, in The Globe; MT note.  M.

97. Ellington, Duke.  Far East Suite.  Photopied sheet music (DEC).  1 document.  161 pgs.  S.

98. Coslow, Samson.  Sam Coslow Lyrics.  Includes: Letter from Sam Coslow to Duke Ellington (05/04/71); “Your Don’t Know Your Own Heart”; “My Kind of Song”; plus copies. 6 pgs.  M.

99. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, Lyrics, and Setlists.  Includes: photocopied sheet music, song lyrics, and set lists from tour, hand-written by DE? (1971?).  110 pgs.  M.

100. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores and Setlists.  Includes: photocopied sheet music and set lists (hand-written on hotel stationary [photocopied]) from tour (?).  M.

101. Hasse, John.  Letter to MT (11/26/90).  Regarding MT performance at the Smithsonian/CMS symposium.  One page.  M.

102. Crawford, R.  Studying American Music References.  Reference sheet including: Bibliography; Biography; Regional Studies; Sociological & Economic Studies.  One page.  R.

103. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 1-31.  Photocopies of hand-written sheet music (DEC).  S.

104. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 80-144.  Photocopies of hand-written sheet music (DEC).  S.

105. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 145-209.  Photocopies of hand-written sheet music (DEC).  S.

106. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 210-269.  Photocopies of hand-written sheet music (DEC).  S.

107. Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 270-320.  Photocopies of hand-written sheet music (DEC).  S.

108. Tucker, Mark.  Letter to Marsha Malinowski (09/24/88).  Regarding Duke Ellington Music in the Collection of Ruth Ellington.  Folder also includes hand-written notes from MT (re: RE collection?).  T.

109. Ellington, Duke, Juan Tizol.  Caravan: DE and JT.  Piano Transcription.  Transcribed by Norman Ellis.  Folder includes signed ad for DE performance.  S.

110. Strayhorn, Billy.  Additional Stayhorn Scores.  Includes: Fishin’ (2 copies); Grievin’; Rab; Solitude; Kiss; F.V.; S. Mood; Moon Mist; Star Blues; P.O.E. #II; P.O.E. #III.  MT note: from Box 36 folder marked “Strayhorn Scores – Orch. Parts [DEC].  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

111. Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters: 10/89-12/91.  Newsletters and correspondences from 10/89 to 12/91.  M.

112. Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters: 12/87-09/89.  Newsletters, correspondences, and personal notes (written by MT) from 12/87 to 09/89.  M.

113. Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters: 04/81-1988.  Newsletters, correspondences (written by MT), and personal notes (written by MT) from 1981-1988.  M.

114. Ellington, Duke.  Rude [Indigo?].  Photocopied sheet music from hand-written score (DEC).  One document.  S.

115. Ellington, Duke.  Afro-Bossa (Bula).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

116. Ellington, Duke.  Boola manuscript.  Includes: photocopies of original “Boola” manuscript (notebook pad) found in Misc. Materials box (DEC); transcription of “Boola” manuscript; Black, Brown, and Beige, by Duke Ellington; updated “Boola” manuscript in DEC, sketch fro Black, Brown, and Beige; photocopied “Boola” manuscript sections (enlarged).  M.

117. Ellington, Duke.  Creole Rhapsody.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  4 documents.  S.

118. Ellington, Duke.  Cotton Tail.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  4 documents.  S.

119. Ellington, Duke.  Jack the Bear.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  3 documents.  S.

120. Ellington, Duke.  Reminiscing in Tempo.  Parts: Whetsol, Cooty, Hodges, Carney, Bigard, Nanton, Browne, Tizol, bass.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

121. Ellington, Duke.  Ring Dem Bells.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

122. Ellington, Duke.  Jumpin’ Pumpkins.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

123. Ellington, Duke.  Main Stem.  Includes: Alititude; Just Blow Your Breath On It.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  2 documents.  S.

124. Tucker, Mark.  New World A Coming.  Includes: MT hand-written notes, Studio recording of Duke Ellington as a solo pianist (prepared by Eric Wiedemann, Institute of Musicology, University of Copenhagen); book section; Letter to MT from Sjef Hoefsmit (3 pgs., type script).  4 documents.  T.

125. Ellington, Duke.  Scores from RE Collection.  Includes: Hand-written letter from “Andrew” to MT; Harlem; Here You Are; Interlude to last chorus openly (?); Lambeth Walk; Pretty and Wolf; Rose Rio Grande; Stepping into Swing Society; What I Am Here For; Denon Limited Warranty.  S.

126. Ellington, Duke.  SNI-SWI Scores: SN-SZ (MT heading).  Includes: Snibor (BS); Solitude; Someone; Spiritual; Steppin’ Into Swing Society (2 versions); Steredou Stomp; Stick; Stickin’ (2 documents); Sting-Finger; Stomp Caprice; Stompy Jones; Stroller; Swamp Fire; Sweet Duke; Swing Low; Swing Pan Alley (by DE and Cootie Williams).  17 documents (DEC).  S.

127. Ellington, Duke.  TAK-TUL Scores: T (MT heading).  Includes: Take Five (Music by Paul Desmond, Lyric by Iola Brubeck); T.G.T.T. (one page); Tonk; Trans Blu-Cent; Trumpet In Spades; Tulip or Turnip; Lullaby (one page).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  7 documents.  S.

128. Ellington, Duke.  UNC-WHO Scores: U-Z (MT heading).  Includes: Uncle Tom’s Cabin (DE & BS manuscript); Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Weely; Who Is She?; Darling.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  6 documents.  S.

129. Ellington, Duke.  Anatomy of a Murder.  Includes: letter from MT to “Wayne” at the Library of Congress (itemizing “Anatomy” folder); response from “Wayne” providing further information on “Anatomy” pieces; Sheet listing tracks on recording of Anatomy of a Murder; Themes from Anatomy of a Murder (MT); Flirtbird (single sheet); Low Key Lightly; Midnight Indigo (one page); Happy Anatomy; Haupé (Polly Rab); Pie Eye’s Blues; Pie Eye’s Blues (copyists version); Flirtbird; Way Early Subtune; Hero to Zero; Low Key Lightly (original sketch); Glossy copies of Anatomy of a Murder scores.  Correspondences, notes, and photocopied sheet music (DEC).  16 documents.  S.

130. Strayhorn, Billy.  ALL-DRE Scores.  Includes: All Day Long; Art-Rhythm; Azalea; Blossom (DE & BS); Blue House; Blues in the Night; Chalmeau; Change My Ways; Diane; Did I Remember; Don’t Believe; Dreams.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC, Box 31).  12 documents.  S.

131. Strayhorn, Billy.  PAS-POR Scores.  Includes: Passion Flower; Flower lyrics; Le Vieux Piano; Pomgranate; Portrait of a Silk Thread; This is Always.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC, Box 31).  6 documents.  S.

132. Ellington, Duke.  MED-MYS Scores: M-N (MT heading).  Includes: Meditation (one page); Melancholia; Memphis Wall; Milenberg; Mood Indigo; Untitled score; Moon Maiden; My Mother, My Father, and Love; Mystery Song.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC, FCD, Box 14).  S.

133. Ellington, Duke.  Oriental and King Dooji: O (MT heading).  Photocopied sheet music (DEC, Box 15).  S.

134. Ellington, Duke.  PAS-PUT Scores: P-Q (MT heading).  Includes: Passion Flower (Billy Strayhorn); Perdido; Portrait of the Lion; Put-Tin.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

135. Ellington, Duke.  RAI-RUB Scores: R (MT heading).  Includes: Rainscheck (3 pages); Raincheck; Raincheck (from Carney book); Rainy Nights; Rapsody in Blue; Rub-A-Tub-Lues; Old Flame.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

136. Ellington, Duke.  SAP-SMO Scores: SA-SM (MT heading).  Includes: SAPPH (including Night Song); Scattin’ Kit Kat; The Sheik; Show Boat Medley; Show Boat Shuffle; Smorgasbord and Schnapps.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

137. Ellington, Duke.  DAL-FUR Scores: D-F (MT heading).  Includes: Dallas Doin’s; Daybreak Express; Dear (one page); Delta Mood; Delta Serenade; Do Nothing; Drop me off in Harlem; Dry Long So; Dusk; Drum Is A Woman (Flying Saucers); Ebonesque; Ebony Rhapsodie; Echoes of the Jungle (one page); Echoes of Harlem (one page); Ever Felt (one page); Every Tub; Flaming Sword; Framed; Fur; Untitled score section.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC, Box 2).  S.

138. Ellington, Duke.  Twelfth Street Rag, 1/14/31.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

139. Ellington, Duke.  Beige (envelope) DEC.  Includes: Beige; Beige (copies); Black; RE music, with BBB (two pages); Light; Klinkers.  S.

140. Ellington, Duke.  I’m So In Love With You, 1930-31.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

141. Ellington, Duke.  St. James Infirmary, 1930, Jan. 20 – Mar. 30.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

142. Ellington, Duke.  Keep a Song in Your Soul, 1/16/31.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

143. Ellington, Duke.  That Lindy Hop, 10/2/30.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

144. Ellington, Duke.  Is That Religion?, 10/20/31.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

145. Arlen, Harlod, Ted Koehler.  Hittin’ The Bottle, 10/2/30.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

146. Pinkard, Maceo.  I’ll Be A Friend With Pleasure, Pinkard.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

147. Jazz Photos.  Unnamed jazz musician.  One photograph (with negative).  M.

148. Ellington, Duke.  Misc. DE Scores.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

149. Ellington, Duke.  Misc. Ellington Manuscripts.  Includes: Altitude; Subtle Lament; Once Over Lightly (Harlem Air Shaft); Portrait of Bert.  S.

150. Boyer, Richard O.  The Hot Bach.  Book section (photocopy).  Pgs. 22-61.  M.

151. Ellington, Duke.  Braggin’ in Brass.  Transcription (photocopies).  Includes hand-written letter to MT from “Dave.”  S.

152. Unknown composer.  Bert Williams.  Two bars of hand-written music on paper.  S.

153. Lasker, Steven.  Lasker DE Discography.  Photocopied manuscript with marginal notes.  Includes correspondences between MT and SL.  R.

154. Jazz Photos.  DE orchestra photos.  Four photographs on single sheet (double sided).  M.

155. Ellington, Duke.  Bumpty Bump.  Photocopied sheet music.  Two versions.  S.

156. Ellington, Duke.  Doin’ the Crazy Walk.  Photocopied sheet music.  S.

157. Ellington, Duke.  Jungle Nights in Harlem.  Photocopied sheet music (Vol. Q).  S.

158. Ellington, Duke.  Such Sweet Thunder.  Includes piano parts for: Such Sweet Thunder; Sonnet for Caesar; Lady Mac; Sonnet in Search of a Moor; The Telecasters; Up and Down; Sister Kate; Star Crossed Lovers; Madness in Great Ones; Half the Fun; Circle of Fourths.  Transcriptions by Alan Campbell and David Berger.  S.

159. Ellington, Duke.  Heart and Soul.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

160. Ellington, Duke.  Heaven.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

161. Ellington, Duke.  I-JUN Scores: I-J (MT heading).  Includes: I Like the Sunrise (DE ms.); Idiom ’59; I’m Checkin’ Out Goombye; I’m Satisfied; Introspection; Jive; John Hardy; Jonny’s Concerto; Jump for Joy; Jungle Nights in Harlem; Beginning to See the Light; Don’t Mean A Thing; Mellotone.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  Miscellaneous parts.  S.

162. Ellington, Duke.  KLI-LOT Scores: K-L (MT heading).  Includes: Klinkers; Ko-ko; Lot O Fingers (MT notes: “Duke’s score [badly damaged]”); Blue Goose.  Photocopied sheet music (DEC).  S.

163. Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Misc. DE and BS Scores.  Includes: Great Mistake; Read Bet Lines; To Tang – Voc; En Röd Liten Stuga; Long Ago.  Photocopied sheet music.  5 documents.  S.

V. Category Listing

M.  Musician Documents:

Boyer, Richard O.  The Hot Bach.  150. 

Cavanaugh, Inez M.  Cavanaugh Articles on DE.  89.

Coslow, Samson.  Sam Coslow Lyrics.  98. 

Ellington, Duke.  1933 Scrapbook.  4.

Ellington, Duke.  1936-37 Scrapbook.  5.

Ellington, Duke.  1942 Scrapbook.  6.

Ellington, Duke.  Boola manuscript.  116.

Ellington, Duke.  DE article.  85.      

Ellington, Duke.  DE articles.  82.

Ellington, Duke.  DE articles and book sections.  93.

Ellington, Duke.  DE newspaper clippings and assorted writings.  96.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores and Setlists.  100.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, Lyrics, and Setlists.  99.

Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters 10/89-12/91.  111. 

Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters: 12/87-09/89.  112.

Ellington, Duke.  The Duke Ellington Society Newsletters: 04/81-1988.  113.

Ellington, Duke.  Dukes Men: Transcribed articles.  84.

Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Documents.  1.  

Ellington, Duke.  Miscellaneous DE writings.  95.        

Ellington, Duke.  Washington: Excerpt from DE Autobiography.  90. 

Harrison, Max.  Max Harrison Article on DE .  92.

Hasse, John.  Letter to MT (11/26/90).  101.

Jazz Photos.  DE orchestra photos.  154.   

Jazz Photos.  Jazz musicians.  83.

Jazz Photos.  Unnamed jazz musician.  147.      

R.   Reference Documents:

American Radio Company Music Library.  Music catalogue A-Z.  51.

Crawford, R.  Studying American Music References.  102.

Ellington, Duke.  Andrew’s Duke Ellington Collection List.  13.  

Ellington, Duke.  David Berger Transcriptions.  45.              

Ellington, Duke.  DEC Transcripts.  3.

Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Inventory.  12.

Ellington, Duke.  Finding Aid – Boxes, DEC, 33-99.  14.  

Ellington, Duke.  Song List A-H.  50.

Lasker, Steven.  Lasker DE Discography.  153.

Tucker, Mark.  DE Biography Table of Contents.  94.     

Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations 88-101.  86.

Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations 103-108.  87. 

Tucker, Mark.  MT Annotations 109-118.  88.

S.   Scores and Transcriptions:

Arlen, Harlod, Ted Koehler.  Hittin’ The Bottle, 10/2/30.  145. 

Ellington, Duke.  A Scores.  7.

Ellington, Duke.  Afro-Bossa (Bula).  115.  

Ellington, Duke.  After All.  28.

Ellington, Duke.  ALA-AME Scores: Vol. I (MT heading).  76. 

Ellington, Duke.  ALL-DAN, OLD-TOT, and HAT-HOU Scores: Vol. T (MT heading).  72.   

Ellington, Duke.  All Too Soon.  29.

Ellington, Duke.  Anatomy of a Murder.  129.

Ellington, Duke.  Apes and Peacocks.  56.

Ellington, Duke.  AZU-BLU Scores (Plus other works): Vol. J. (MT heading).  77.  

Ellington, Duke.  BA-BLI Scores.  8.

Ellington, Duke.  BAT-WHE Scores: Vol. Q MT heading.  69.

Ellington, Duke.  BBB-BLA Scores: Vol. K (MT heading).  78.    

Ellington, Duke.  B, B, & B.  53.      

Ellington, Duke.  BEG-UNT Scores: X (MT heading).  67.

Ellington, Duke.  Beige (envelope) DEC.  139.

Ellington, Duke.  BLA-CIR Scores: Vol. L (MT heading).  79.          

Ellington, Duke.  BLO-BV Scores.  9.

Ellington, Duke.  Bojangles.  21.

Ellington, Duke.  Braggin’ in Brass.  151.

Ellington, Duke.  Bumpty Bump.  Photocopied sheet music.  155.   

Ellington, Duke.  C Scores.  10. 

Ellington, Duke.  Chloe BS.  22.

Ellington, Duke.  CON-DIM Scores (plus other works): Vol. M (MT heading).  80.

Ellington, Duke.  Cotton Tail.  118. 

Ellington, Duke.  Creole Rhapsody.  117.

Ellington, Duke.  DAL-FUR Scores: D-F (MT heading).  137.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 1-31.  103.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 80-144.  104.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 145-209.  105.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 210-269.  106.

Ellington, Duke.  DE Scores, pgs. 270-320.  107.       

Ellington, Duke.  Doin’ the Crazy Walk.  156.

Ellington, Duke.  DON-FRU Scores: Vol. N (MT heading).  73.  

Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Scores.  23.  

Ellington, Duke.  Ellington Scores.  27.

Ellington, Duke.  Far East Suite.  97.

Ellington, Duke.  GAL-HYA Scores: Vol. O (MT heading).  74.  

Ellington, Duke.  Gypsy Without A Song.  24.

Ellington, Duke.  Harlem: Vol. O (MT heading).  75.

Ellington, Duke.  Heart and Soul.  159.

Ellington, Duke.  Heaven.  160. 

Ellington, Duke.  I-JUN Scores: I-J (MT heading).  161.

Ellington, Duke.  I Like The Sunrise: Liberian Suite.  58  

Ellington, Duke.  IDI-JIG Scores: Vol. P (MT heading).  68.

Ellington, Duke.  I’m So In Love With You, 1930-31.  140. 

Ellington, Duke.  Is That Religion?, 10/20/31.  144. 

Ellington, Duke.  Jack the Bear.  119.   

Ellington, Duke.  Jig Walk.  25. 

Ellington, Duke.  Johny Come Lately.  26.

Ellington, Duke.  Jumpin’ Pumpkins.  122.

Ellington, Duke.  Jungle Nights in Harlem.  157.  

Ellington, Duke.  Keep a Song in Your Soul. 1/16/31.  142.

Ellington, Duke.  KLI-LOT Scores: K-L (MT heading).  162.  

Ellington, Duke.  LA-MET Scores: Vol. R (MT heading).  70.   

Ellington, Duke.  Le Sucre Velour.  54. 

Ellington, Duke.  Liberian Suite: Dances I-V.  59. 

Ellington, Duke.  Lightning Bugs and Frogs.  57.

Ellington, Duke.  Main Stem.  123.

Ellington, Duke.  MED-MYS Scores: M-N (MT heading).  132.  

Ellington, Duke.  Merry Go Round.  33.

Ellington, Duke.  Misc. DE Scores.  148. 

Ellington, Duke.  Misc. Ellington Manuscripts.  149. 

Ellington, Duke.  MOO-NYM Scores: Vol. S (MT heading).  71.    

Ellington, Duke.  Moon Mist.  35.     

Ellington, Duke.  Old Man Blues.  19.

Ellington, Duke.  Oriental and King Dooji: O (MT heading).  133.

Ellington, Duke.  PAS-PUT Scores: P-Q (MT heading).  134.     

Ellington, Duke.  Peanut Vendor.  36. 

Ellington, Duke.  Quality Shout.  37.

Ellington, Duke.  RAI-RUB Scores: R (MT heading).  135.

Ellington, Duke.  Scores from RE Collection.  125.      

Ellington, Duke.  Red Carpet Parts I-II.  62. 

Ellington, Duke.  Red Garter.  61. 

Ellington, Duke.  Red Shoes.  60.

Ellington, Duke.  Reminiscing in Tempo.  120.     

Ellington, Duke.  RID-SUB Scores (DEC): Vol. U (MT heading).  64.     

Ellington, Duke.  Ridin’ on a Blue Note.  38.  

Ellington, Duke.  Ring Dem Bells.  39. 

Ellington, Duke.  Ring Dem Bells.  121.   

Ellington, Duke.  Rude [Indigo?].  114.

Ellington, Duke.  SAP-SMO Scores: SA-SM (MT heading).  136.  

Ellington, Duke.  Shaw ‘Nuff.  40. 

Ellington, Duke.  Sidewalks of New York.  41.

Ellington, Duke.  SNI-SWI Scores: SN-SZ (MT heading).  126.   

Ellington, Duke.  Sophisticated Lady.  42. 

Ellington, Duke.  St. James Infirmary, 1930, Jan. 20 – Mar. 30.  141.          

Ellington, Duke.  Star Crossed Lovers.  Photocopied sheet music.  30.

Ellington, Duke.  Stompy Jones.  31.

Ellington, Duke.  SUC-THR Scores: V (MT heading).  65.

Ellington, Duke.  Such Sweet Thunder.  158.

Ellington, Duke.  TAK-TUL Scores: T (MT heading).  127.

Ellington, Duke.  That Lindy Hop, 10/2/30.  143.    

Ellington, Duke.  TRA-UNB and WHA- YOU Scores, and other works: W (MT heading).  66.   

Ellington, Duke.  Twelfth Street Rag, 1/14/31.  138. 

Ellington, Duke.  UNC-WHO Scores: U-Z (MT heading).  128. 

Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Ready, Go!  63.

Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Misc. DE and BS Scores.  163.

Ellington, Duke, Billy Strayhorn.  Night Time.  81.

Ellington, Duke, Juan Tizol.  Caravan: DE and JT.  109.

Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  Ellington Scores: Tucker Transcriptions.  52.         

Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  Squareface.  43.

Ellington, Duke, Mark Tucker.  The Tattooed Bride.  46.

Evans, Gil.  Buster’s Last Stand.  47.   

Goodman, Benny.  Big John Special.  32.   

Johnson, James P. Yamekraw (A Negro Rhapsody).  18.

Pinkard, Maceo.  I’ll Be A Friend With Pleasure, Pinkard.  146.

Redman, Don.  The Stampede.  20.

Strayhorn, Billy.  Additional Strayhorn Scores.  110

Strayhorn, Billy.  ALL-DRE Scores.  130.  

Strayhorn, Billy.  55. 

Strayhorn, Billy.  Midriff.  34.

Strayhorn, Billy.  PAS-POR Scores.  131.

Unknown composer.  Bert Williams.  152.

Williams, Mary Lou.  Roll Em’.  48.

Yenbad, Eporue.  Europe-Dabney, Enticement: An Argentine Idyl, 1914.  44.     

T.   Tucker Documents:

Tucker, Mark.  DE Notes: May 1927-May 1931.  91.   

Tucker, Mark.  Duke Ellington 1938-40.  15.    

Tucker, Mark.  Duke Ellington Notes: DE II (MT heading).  16.      

Tucker, Mark.  DEJ’s Slide Show: Ellington’s Washington.  2.

Tucker, Mark.  Final Report 8/26/88.  11.

Tucker, Mark.  Letter to Demetria Brown  at The Smithsonian.  49.

Tucker, Mark.  Letter to Marsha Malinowski (09/24/88).  108. 

Tucker, Mark.  New World A Coming.  124.   

Tucker, Mark.  Hand Samples.  17.


Prepared by Ryan Skinner (June 2004)