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. Prof. Homzy and Dr. Tucker have been consultants on this project. Dr. Hudson is a knowledgeable member of the Duke Ellington Society, and Walter van de Leur is a budding Strayhorn scholar. David Berger is affiliated with the Lincoln Center jazz program in New York City, and has worked with Ellington music as a conductor and transcriber for many years. -- parts are worn, dirty and contain ragged edges.
1 folder containing 2 parts in key of Ab Major? -- in pencil -- for reed and anjo -- in unidentified copyist's hand.
folder A: 2 parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- 1 reed -- alto; 1 banjo -- these 2 parts appear to be by the same copyist -- music in folders is related.