Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Paris blues scores," Folder C, grouping ii and Folder E, grouping i. 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, tape, brittle.
P.B. is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Paris blues" consisting of 14 parts in D Major concert, 20 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Mullens, Whaley, Tizol?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in D Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Carney. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 6 reeds - flute, alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; horn; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Parts in D Major for 1 reed - Paul; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - Britt, Browne, Booty; bass (2). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iv) Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass. -- (v) Part in F Major for 1 trombone - 1. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.