5 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
12 copy scores, 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.
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There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 92, 116.
Hip chic is contained in one folder consisting of 5 parts in Db Major concert and 17 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Tizol, Whaley?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - Ben, Barney; 1 trumpet - Ray; unidentified bass instrument (2). -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Johnny, Otto; 2 trumpets - Cooty, Rex; bass. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Toby, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Taft, Cat, Rex, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Jones, Tricky. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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