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.
Hip boots is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in C Major concert and 14 parts in F Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Mullins, other?).
Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Procope, Paul, Jimmy, baritone; 4 trumpets - Mercer, Herb, Cat, Cooty; 3 trombones - Lawrence, Chuck, Buster. Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, bartione; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, bass; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.