8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
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.
He huffed and puffed and blew the blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 lyric sheet and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol?).
Folder A contains lyric sheet. Lyrics begin "This is the story of a jazz cat, A swinger from the word go ...". Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Jimmy (2), Proc (2), Paul; 1 trombone - Butter. Parts for Jimmy and Proc are noted on front and verso of the same sheet. Parts for Paul and Butter appear incomplete. -- (ii) 4 reeds - Willie (2), Paul, Hamilton, Carney; 1 trombone - Broodman. Parts for Willie are noted on the front and verso of the same sheet. Part for Hamilton is noted on the verso of Carney's part. Part for Broodman appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.