Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
To the bitter is contained in one folder consisting of 26 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - Hodges (2), Procope, Jimmy (2), Harry (2); 4 trumpets - Cat, Cootie (2), Merc (2), Herb; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster (2), Chuck (2); bass (4). -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Procope, Paul; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Brown. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.