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.
14 parts and 1 score
Drums-finale is contained in one of thirty one folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 13 parts in e minor concert, and 1 part in b minor concert (?) -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and parts in e minor. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums. -- (ii) Part in b minor (?) for unidentified treble instrument. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.