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, brittle.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Two for one is contained in two folders consisting of 13 parts in Db Major concert, 15 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Folder A contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Elmer; unidentified bass instrument (bass?). -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 3 reeds - alto (2), tenor (2), baritone; 3 trumpets - 2 (2), 3, Cootie; 3 trombones - 1, 2, bass; bass; guitar; piano. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 3, trumpet (2); 3 trombones - 1, 3, Chuck; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece.