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, worn, brittle.
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Follow me up the stairs - dance is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 2 four page piano conductor scores and 21 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap).
Piano conductor scores indicate parts for saxes, clarinet, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, drums. Parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, clarinet 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 4 violins - A, B, C, D; 2 cellos - A, B; bass; 3 drums - 1, 2, 3. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.