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.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 41, 336.
16 parts and 1 score.
Hit me with a hot note is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two-page short score and 16 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Andy, Taft, Ray, Rex, Scad; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones (2); bass; guitar. Many of the parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.