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, stained.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 24.
Kissing bug is contained in one folder consisting of 19 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Rex, Taft (2), Ray, Scad; 2 trombones - Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. Multiple parts for Taft may relfect different arrangements of the piece. -- (ii) 2 reeds - Rab, Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Ray; 2 trombones - Brown, Jones. Parts subtitled "Ending." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.