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, tape.
Folder C from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 91.
27 parts and 1 score
In the mood is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page conductor score in Bb Major and 27 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, Jim, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, Clark, Ray, Cat; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder C contains parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Parts are photocopies of a published arrangement.