11 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 28 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 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.
Condition: fair, torn.
History of jazz in three minutes is contained in one folder consisting of 19 parts in Bb Major concert, 9 parts in D Major concert, and 1 part in A Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 6 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Proc, tenor 1, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Killian, Nelson; 1 trombone - Tyree; bass. -- (ii) Parts in D Major for 4 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, alto (2), tenor (2); 2 trumpets - 1, 3 (2). Parts in Bb for 3 reeds - clarinet 1, alto (2), tenor (2); 2 trumpets - 1, 3 (2). Parts are noted on the same sheets as the parts in D Major. -- (iii) Part in A Major for 1 trumpet - 3. Parts in grouping i reflect a multi-section piece. Parts in groupings ii and iii reflect some of the individual sections of the larger work. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.