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.
Fatness is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 15 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 trumpets - 1, Cootie (2); 2 trombones - Buster (2), Chuck (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - Brown. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.