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.
11 parts and 1 score
Bird jungle is contained in one of thirty four folders for "My people" consisting of 1 two page short score and 11 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Short score indicates parts for saxes, tenor, brass, trombone, bass, harp. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.