1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 30 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. 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, stained.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. R, p. 15. Folder B, grouping i and Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 182.
28 parts and 1 score
Magenta haze is contained in three folders consisting of 1 five page short score and 28 parts in F Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Jones?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, Rab, Otto, Jimmy, baritone, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Rab; 2 trombones - Brown, Wilbur. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Cat, 5; 1 trombone - Jones; guitar.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Hamilton (2); 2 trumpets - Cootie (2), Herb (2); 2 trombones - Chuck (2), Buster. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Hodges, Proc, Gonsalves; 1 trumpet - Mercer; 2 trombones - Buster, Brown; bass. -- (iii) Part for unidentified treble instrument (guitar?).
Folder B, grouping ii and Folder C, groupings ii & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.