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, tape.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
The living room is contained in two folders consisting of 1 seven page short score in F Major concert (?), and 1 ten page conductor score and 17 parts in B Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Jones, Henderson?).
Folder A contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for reeds, trumpets, trombones. Parts for 6 reeds - Proc, Hodges, Paul, Ricky, Jimmy, Harry; 4 trumpets - 1, Cooty, 3, Herb; 3 trombones - Buster, Chuck, Brown; bass; guitar; piano (2). Key signature of Cb Major concert used as an enharmonic equivalent for reed and trumpet parts.
Folder B contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones; piano.