Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape, water spots.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 129.
Meow is contained in one of seven folders for "Virgin Islands suite" consisting of 15 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Jimmy (2); 1 trumpet - 4 (2); 1 trombone - Buster (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, baritone; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck; bass. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.