Zoot Sims

Real Name:
John Haley Sims
Profile:
American jazz saxophonist.

Born: 29 October 29 1925 in Inglewood, California, USA.
Died: 23 March 1985 in New York City, New York, USA (age 59).

"Zoot" Sims is one of the greatest high register saxophone players of his generation, especially on tenor, though he also adopted alto and much later soprano. Regularly recorded for Norman Granz labels, and is well known for his playing on the recordings of beatnik writer and painter Jack Kerouac.
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In Groups:
Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet, Al Cohn Quintet, Al Cohn-Richie Kamuca Sextet, Alvino Rey Orchestra, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Bill Evans Quintet, Billy Byers And His Orchestra, Buddy Rich Nonet, Chubby Jackson's Orchestra, Curtis Fuller's Quintet, Don Fagerquist Nonette, Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra, George Williams And His Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan And His Sextet, Gerry Mulligan And The Sax Section, Gerry Mulligan Octet, John Benson Brooks Ensemble, Manny Albam And His Jazz Greats, Mulligan Mania, Pepper Adams Octet, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, Shorty Rogers And His Augmented "Giants", Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra, Sims-Brookmeyer Quintet, Stan Getz Tenor Sax Stars, Stan Levey Sextet, Teddy Charles And His Sextet, Tenor Conclave, The Elliot Lawrence Band, The Ernie Wilkins Orchestra, The Four Brothers (2), The Jazz Interactions Orchestra, The Louie Bellson Quintet, The Manhattan Jazz All Stars, The Teddy Charles Group, The Zoot Sims Al Cohn Septet, The Zoot Sims Quintet, The Zoot Sims-Russ Freeman Quintet, Tony Scott And His Orchestra, Woody Herman & The New Thundering Herd, Woody Herman & The Second Herd, Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman And The Fourth Herd, Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd, Woody Herman Octet, Woody Herman Sextet, Woody Herman's Big New Herd, Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Octet, Zoot Sims / Jimmy Rowles Quartet, Zoot Sims & Friends, Zoot Sims & His Five Brothers, Zoot Sims & His Three Brothers, Zoot Sims All-Stars, Zoot Sims And His Orchestra, Zoot Sims Quartet, Zoot Sims Sextet, Zoot Sims-Kenny Drew Quartet, Zoot Sims/Dick Nash Octet
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Zoot Sims Discography Tracks

Albums

Zoot Sims - Swingin' With Zoot Sims album art Zoot Sims Swingin' With Zoot Sims Prestige US 1951 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Tenor Sax Favorites album art Zoot Sims Tenor Sax Favorites (Album) Prestige US 1951 Sell This Version
BLP 38 Zoot Sims - Al Cohn Compositions album art Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, John Lewis (2), Leonard Gaskin, Kenny Clarke Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, John Lewis (2), Leonard Gaskin, Kenny Clarke - Al Cohn Compositions(10") Metronome Records AB BLP 38 Sweden 1953 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Zoot Goes To Town: Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8 album art Zoot Sims Zoot Goes To Town: Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8 (Album) Vogue UK 1953 Sell This Version
NJLP 1102 Zoot Sims - Zoot Simms In Hollywood album art Zoot Sims Zoot Simms In Hollywood(10", Mono) New Jazz NJLP 1102 US 1954 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Happy Minors album art Red Mitchell, Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Simms* Red Mitchell, Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Simms* - Happy Minors (Album) Bethlehem Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Jack Sheldon Quintet album art Jack Sheldon Quintet With Zoot Sims Jack Sheldon Quintet With Zoot Sims - Jack Sheldon Quintet (Album) Jazz: West US 1955 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Zoot Sims Avec Henri Renaud Et Son Orchestre Et Jon Eardley album art Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Avec Henri Renaud Et Son Orchestre Et Jon Eardley (Album) Ducretet Thomson UK 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - The Jazz Guitarist album art Chuck Wayne Featuring Zoot Sims, Brew Moore Chuck Wayne Featuring Zoot Sims, Brew Moore - The Jazz Guitarist (Album, Comp) Savoy Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - The Brothers album art Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Allen Eager, Brew Moore Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Allen Eager, Brew Moore - The Brothers (Comp, Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Quartets album art Zoot Sims Quartets (Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - The Modern Art Of Jazz album art Zoot Sims The Modern Art Of Jazz (Album) Dawn (3) US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims album art Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims - Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims (Album) Blue Note US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Whooeeee album art Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims - Whooeeee (Album) Storyville (3) US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Tonite's Music Today album art Zoot Sims & Bobby Brookmeyer* Zoot Sims & Bobby Brookmeyer* - Tonite's Music Today (Album) Storyville (3) US 1956 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - The Four Brothers .... Together Again ! album art Herb*, Al*, Zoot*, Serge* Herb*, Al*, Zoot*, Serge* - The Four Brothers .... Together Again ! (Album) Vik US 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot album art Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot (Album) Coral UK 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville album art Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville (Album) Dawn (3) US 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Zoot Sims Plays Four Altos album art Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Plays Four Altos (Album) ABC-Paramount US 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Locking Horns album art Joe Newman / Zoot Sims Joe Newman / Zoot Sims - Locking Horns (Album) Rama UK 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave album art Hank Mobley / Al Cohn / John Coltrane / Zoot Sims Hank Mobley / Al Cohn / John Coltrane / Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (Album) Prestige UK 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone album art Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone (Album) ABC-Paramount, ABC-Paramount France 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Down East album art Jon Eardley / Zoot Sims / Phil Woods Jon Eardley / Zoot Sims / Phil Woods - Down East (Album) Esquire UK 1957 Sell This Version
95 Zoot Sims - Night session in Paris album art Zoot Sims, Henri Renaud Zoot Sims, Henri Renaud - Night session in Paris(10", Mono) Le Club Français Du Disque 95 France 1957 Sell This Version
Zoot Sims - Tenors Anyone? album art Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey* Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey* - Tenors Anyone? Dawn (3) US 1958 Sell This Version