Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: worn. Folder A -- 24p.
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According to Mark Tucker's "The Duke Ellington Reader," this piece is part of an Ellington "tone-parallel" ("Beautiful Indians").
B-indian is contained in one of six folders for "The beautiful indians" consisting of 1 twenty four page short score in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Short score indicates parts for alto 1, alto 3, clarinet, tenor, baritones, 4 trumpets. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.