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.
16 parts and 1 score
Piano blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 16 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for tenor, baritone, reeds, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts for 6 reeds - Rab, Procope, Jimmy, Ben, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams, Killian; 3 trombones - Brown, Tyree, Jackson; bass; guitar; voice - Ray. Lyrics begin "The clock is strikin' ooh it must be two ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.