Nоrmаn Granz’s іdеа to mаtсh Zооt Sіmѕ‘ lуrісаl, ѕwіngіng tеnоr ѕаx with Jоhnnу Mаndеl’ѕ еԛuаllу arresting compositions was a mаѕtеrful оnе. Sіmѕ’ tart, alternately luѕh and furіоuѕ ѕоlоѕ wеrе wоndеrfullу ѕроtlіghtеd оn ѕuсh tunes аѕ [More]
AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Zoot Sims and guitarist Jim Hall are the featured soloists in this collection of bossa nova charts by either Al Cohn or Manny Albam. With two separate all-star large ensembles [More]
The Modern Art of Jazz by Zoot Sims (also released as One to Blow On) is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims recorded in 1956 and released on the Dawn label. AllMusic Review [More]
AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: The music on this LP recalls the airy “Four Brothers” sound that tenor saxophonists Stan Getz, Zoot Sims and Herbie Steward, and baritone saxophonist Serge Charloff, plied in Woody Herman’s [More]
Basie & Zoot is a 1975 studio album by Count Basie and Zoot Sims. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This is a classic encounter in the Original Jazz Classics series. Pianist Count Basie (in his [More]