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.
Condition: fair, torn.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 132, 33.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Dippy dip is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page conductor score, 1 two page piano conductor score and 12 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 part for piano. Part appears incomplete.
Folder B contains conductor score, piano conductor score and 11 parts. Conductor score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; piano. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.