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17 parts and 1 score
The Blu-whose family is contained in one folder consisting of 1 sixteen page conductor score and 17 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in copyist's hand.
Score for reeds - flute, piccolo, altos, tenors, baritone; brass - trumpets, trombones; piano; bass; drums. Parts for 6 reeds - alto sax/piccolo, alto sax/flute, alto sax/flute (incomplete?), tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 5 trumpets - Mercer, 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; piano. Part for alto sax/flute which appears incomplete is noted on the verso of trumpet part for Mercer. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.