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, torn, worn, tape, water spots.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
RITM is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 27 parts in eb minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 6 reeds - Hodges, Procope (2), Ashby, Hamilton, Paul (2), Carney; 2 trumpets - Cootie, Mercer; 3 trombones - Lawrence, Buster, Chuck. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Procope (2), Ashby, Hamilton, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat (2), Cootie, Mercer; 3 trombones - Lawrence, Buster, Chuck; bass. -- (iii) Part for bass. -- Groupings ii & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.