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.
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Chief Natoma from Tacoma is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score in g minor concert and 1 four page piano vocal score and 14 parts in eb minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Williams?).
Two page piano vocal score includes verses only. Four page piano vocal score includes verses and instrumental interludes. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Cootie, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.