Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape, brittle.
19 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Southern comfort hump ballet is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 2 four page piano conductor scores and 19 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Piano conductor scores indicate parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, strings, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 4 violins - A, B, C, D; 1 cello - A; bass; 2 drums - 1, 2. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.