Don Sleet is a bit of an unknown, or at least a well hidden jazz trumpet player. In the interests of those interested I have transcribed his solo on “The Hearing” – you can download this for free, and I have included a short bio by his brother, Dave Sleet.
I find Don’s playing to be reminiscent of Miles – he was bound to have been influenced by him; the use of space, and simplicity in approach to the solo reminds me of Miles’ cool era.
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