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Zoot Sims

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Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims has been played on NTS shows including Prosumer, with Almost Like Being In Love first played on 16 June 2015.

John Haley "Zoot" Sims (October 29, 1925 - March 23, 1985) was an American jazz saxophonist.

He was born in Inglewood, California. Sims' family was involved in vaudeville, and, for his part, John learned to play both drums and clarinet at an early age. Zoot's father was a vaudeville hoofer, and Zoot prided himself on remembering many of the steps his father taught him.

Following in the footsteps of Lester Young, Sims developed into an innovative tenor saxophonist. Throughout his career, he played with renowned…

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Invitation To The Blues
Annie Ross, Zoot Sims
World Pacific Records1959
Invitation To The Blues
Annie Ross, Zoot SimsWorld Pacific Records1959
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The Wind
Chet Baker feat. Russ Freeman, Bud Shank, Zoot Sims
Columbia1954
The Wind
Chet Baker feat. Russ Freeman, Bud Shank, Zoot SimsColumbia1954
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Just Blues
Jutta Hipp, Zoot Sims
Blue Note1956
Just Blues
Jutta Hipp, Zoot SimsBlue Note1956
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Brushes
Zoot Sims
Pacific Jazz Records1961
Brushes
Zoot SimsPacific Jazz Records1961
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Violets For Your Furs
Jutta Hipp, Zoot Sims
Blue Note1956
Violets For Your Furs
Jutta Hipp, Zoot SimsBlue Note1956
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Almost Like Being In Love
Jutta Hipp, Zoot Sims
Blue Note1956
Almost Like Being In Love
Jutta Hipp, Zoot SimsBlue Note1956
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