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: fair, worn, torn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. B. -- Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 155.
Downbeat shuffle is contained in two of nine folders for "Magazine suite" consisting of 1 lead sheet in Bb Major concert, and 12 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 trumpet - Scad. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Toby, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Cat, Taft; 3 trombones - Tricky, Jones, Brown; bass; guitar.
Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.