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Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims

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birthday
29th
October, 1925
Death
23rd
March, 1985
Birth Place
Inglewood, California, U.S.
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

John Haley “Zoot” Sims (October 29, 1925 – March 23, 1985) was an American jazz saxophonist, playing mainly tenor but also alto (and, later, soprano) saxophone. He first gained attention in the “Four Brothers” sax section of Woody Herman’s big band, afterward enjoying a long solo career, often in partnership with fellow saxmen Gerry Mulligan and Al Cohn.

instruments played
saxophone
Associated Acts

Woody Herman Benny Goodman Al Cohn Gerry Mulligan

Birth Name

John Haley Sims

Genres

Jazz big band cool jazz

Labels

Pablo Verve Epic Mercury

Occupations

Musician composer

Years Active

1944 85

Name

Zoot Sims

Nationality

United States of America

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