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.
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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.
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