Don Sleet


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  • Release Date: 02 Oct 2001
  • OJCCD-1949-2

For Don Sleet's first and only recording session as a leader, producer Orrin Keepnews handed the trumpeter an ideal rhythm section. Pianist Wynton Kelly and drummer Jimmy Cobb were members of Miles Davis's quintet. Bassist Ron Carter would be hired by Davis before many months had gone by. As a bonus, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath was Sleet's front-line partner. Influenced by Davis and Kenny Dorham, Sleet brought to his high-level encounter technical command and sleek tone acquired in formal t… MORE