Cherokee

Arturo Sandoval

Horns of plenty

Arturo Sandoval performs “Cherokee” with a cast of other trumpet giants in the ’90s.

Personnel:

Arturo Sandoval, trumpet
Chuck Findley, trumpet
Byron Stripling, trumpet
Randy Brecker, trumpet

Arturo Sandoval first met Dizzy Gillespie, his hero, in 1977 on one of Dizzy’s trips to Cuba.

Dizzy was encouraging as he was to countless musicians across the decades, but was flat out shocked when Sandoval put lips to horn.