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.
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Cuban episodes is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page conductor score, 1 one page piano conductor score, 1 four page short score, 1 five page short score and 7 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones (?). Page 2 of conductor score appears to be a sketch and score appears incomplete. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Four page short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Five page short score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1 (2), 2; trombone. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.