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.
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There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 26.
Ode to Birdland is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for horn; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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