Bakiff is contained in four folders consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 one page short score, 2 published sheets, and 20 parts in c minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Ben, Carney; 1 trumpet - Wallace; 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky.
Folder B contains 2 published sheets.
Folder C contains one page short score and four page short score.
Folder D contains parts in two groupings - (i) tenor; 2 trombones - tromb., Britt. -- (ii) 5 reeds - Jimmy (2), clar., Sears, Pro, Harry; 1 trumpet - Williams; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; bass. -- Parts may reflect multiple arrangements of the piece. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on many of the parts: 41. Parts may reflect multiple arrangements of the piece.
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, stained, tape. Folder B -- 8p., folder C -- 6p., folder D -- 3p. . Folder D -- 7p. Folder D -- 4p. Folder D -- 3p.
New York, NY, Tempo Music Inc., 1944
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