Zoot Sims

Real Name:
John Haley Sims
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American jazz saxophonist (tenor and soprano).

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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PRLP 117 Swingin' With Zoot Sims — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Swingin' With Zoot Sims Prestige PRLP 117 US 1951 Sell This Version
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PRLP 118 Tenor Sax Favorites — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Tenor Sax Favorites (Album) Prestige PRLP 118 US 1951 Sell This Version
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BLP 38 Al Cohn Compositions — Zoot Sims 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 BLP 38 Sweden 1953 Sell This Version
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L.D.E. 056, LDE.056 Zoot Goes To Town: Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8 — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Zoot Goes To Town: Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8 (Album) Vogue Productions L.D.E. 056, LDE.056 UK 1953 Sell This Version
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L.D. 185 Goes To Town: Jazz Time In Paris Vol. 14 — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Goes To Town: Jazz Time In Paris Vol. 14 Vogue Productions L.D. 185 France 1954 Sell This Version
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NJLP 1102 Zoot Simms In Hollywood — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Zoot Simms In Hollywood (Album) New Jazz NJLP 1102 US 1954 Sell This Version
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DL-2009 Roy Eldridge And Zoot Sims With The European Allstars — Zoot Sims Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims - Roy Eldridge And Zoot Sims With The European Allstars(10", Mono) Discovery Records DL-2009 US 1954 Sell This Version
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BCP 1033 Happy Minors — Zoot Sims Red Mitchell, Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Simms* Red Mitchell, Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Simms* - Happy Minors (Album) Bethlehem Records BCP 1033 US 1955 Sell This Version
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M. 33.348 Clifford Brown Ensemble Featuring Zoot Sims — Zoot Sims Clifford Brown Ensemble Featuring Zoot Sims Clifford Brown Ensemble Featuring Zoot Sims - Clifford Brown Ensemble Featuring Zoot Sims Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz M. 33.348 France 1954 Sell This Version
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JWLP-2 Jack Sheldon Quintet — Zoot Sims Jack Sheldon Quintet With Zoot Sims Jack Sheldon Quintet With Zoot Sims - Jack Sheldon Quintet (Album) Jazz: West JWLP-2 US 1955 Sell This Version
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STLP 907 Tonite's Music Today — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims & Bobby Brookmeyer* Zoot Sims & Bobby Brookmeyer* - Tonite's Music Today (Album) Storyville (3) STLP 907 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG 12077 The Jazz Guitarist — Zoot Sims Chuck Wayne Featuring Zoot Sims, Brew Moore Chuck Wayne Featuring Zoot Sims, Brew Moore - The Jazz Guitarist (Album, Comp) Savoy Records MG 12077 US 1956 Sell This Version
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D 93099 Zoot Sims Avec Henri Renaud Et Son Orchestre Et Jon Eardley — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Avec Henri Renaud Et Son Orchestre Et Jon Eardley (Album, Comp) Ducretet Thomson D 93099 UK 1956 Sell This Version
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STLP 914 Whooeeee — Zoot Sims Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims - Whooeeee (Album) Storyville (3) STLP 914 US 1956 Sell This Version
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LP 7026, PRLP7026 Quartets — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Quartets (Album) Prestige, Prestige LP 7026, PRLP7026 US 1956 Sell This Version
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DLP-1102 The Modern Art Of Jazz — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims The Modern Art Of Jazz (Album, Comp) Dawn (3) DLP-1102 US 1956 Sell This Version
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C 65 Night Session In Paris — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims - Henri Renaud Zoot Sims - Henri Renaud - Night Session In Paris (Album) Le Club Français Du Disque C 65 Germany 1957 Sell This Version
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33SX 1064 Locking Horns — Zoot Sims Joe Newman / Zoot Sims Joe Newman / Zoot Sims - Locking Horns (Album) Rama 33SX 1064 UK 1957 Sell This Version
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ABC 198 Zoot Sims Plays Four Altos — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Plays Four Altos (Album) ABC-Paramount ABC 198 US 1957 Sell This Version
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LX-1096 The Four Brothers .... Together Again ! — Zoot Sims Herb*, Al*, Zoot*, Serge* Herb*, Al*, Zoot*, Serge* - The Four Brothers .... Together Again ! (Album) Vik LX-1096 US 1957 Sell This Version
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ABC 155 Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone (Album) ABC-Paramount, ABC-Paramount ABC 155 France 1957 Sell This Version
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DLP 1115 Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville — Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville (Album, Comp) Dawn (3) DLP 1115 US 1957 Sell This Version
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BLP 1530 Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims — Zoot Sims Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims - Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims (Album) Blue Note BLP 1530 US 1957 Sell This Version
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32-059 Tenor Conclave — Zoot Sims Hank Mobley / Al Cohn / John Coltrane / Zoot Sims Hank Mobley / Al Cohn / John Coltrane / Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (Album) Prestige 32-059 UK 1957 Sell This Version
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CRL 57171 Al And Zoot — Zoot Sims Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot (Album) Coral CRL 57171 US 1957 Sell This Version