Parts for an untitled piece are noted on the verso of some of these parts. A part for "Say it isn't so" is noted on the verso of a trumpet part. 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, brittle, stained, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 2.
12 parts and 1 score
The sheik is contained in one folder consisting of 1 twenty two page conductor score and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 5 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass, guitar. Parts for 2 reeds - alto 2, soprano; 2 trumpets - Ray, trumpet 1; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; Eb transposing instrument (3); Bb transposing instrument (2). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.