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.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
18 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Ray Fife is contained in one folder consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 three page piano conductor score and 18 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 trombone - Brown. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 1 (2), baritone (2); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - Chuck (2), Brown; bass (2). -- (iii) Part for 1 trumpet - 1. 1 six page short score. Score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. 1 three page piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- Groupings i & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.