Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Paris blues scores," Folder B, grouping iii. 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, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Birdie jungle is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Paris blues" consisting of 8 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 5 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet, alto 1, tenor 2 (3); 1 trumpet - 4. Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.