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Less heralded than their collaboration with(as documented on and ), this August 5, 1955 session with vibraphonist was ' last all-star collaboration before the formation of his first classic quintet. It marked a farewell to an older generation of acolytes and fellow travelers; was entering a new era of leadership and international stardom, and generally he would only record with his working groups. Quintet/Sextet is notable for two compositions by : "Dr. Jackle" and "Minor March" (it appears on his famous 1959 Blue Note date as "Minor Apprehension"). The former is a -ish line featuring a masterful symposium on the blues -- ' typically lyric approach, a tart, spacious flight from , and a soulful, dancing . The latter is a mysterious minor figure with jabbing rhythm breaks and a joyous bridge that recalls "Tempus Fugit." 's vaulting cadences and fervent cry anticipate the rapture of his mature style, and takes a harmonically adventuresome solo. Elsewhere, the group digs into the -like changes of 's low, slow "Changes" (over the rock-solid groove of and ), and the quirky harmonies and angular melodies of ' "Bitty Ditty." "Changes" inspires a lovely muted statement from , and illustrates 's unique blend of blues, sanctified gospel, and bebop. and combine for pungent voicings on the head to "Bitty Ditty," then demonstrate their elegant mastery of harmony and swing. Both are inspired by the shape of ' line, and are completely unfazed by its intricacies.