1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
28 copy scores, 32 cm
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: worn, torn, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 194.
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Progressive re-bop is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 15 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 eight page conductor score and 13 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains items in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Jim, baritone, Bker, trumpets, trombone. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Williams, Baker, Ray, Dud, Scad; 3 trombones - Brown (2), Jones, Tyree; bass.
Folder B contains items in Eb Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; piano. Parts for 2 reeds - alto 3, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; violin; bass; guitar; piano. Part for bass appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.