Zoot Sims had an extraordinary recording career which began in the late 1940s and which continued until the mid-1980s, shortly before his death. This 4 CD collection features eight albums from his heyday, on which he performed as leader or co-leader, and which best illustrate Zoot's majestic approach to music and his quite stunning musicianship. Coming from the period 1953 - 1960, among it's features are the finest albums Sims made with Al Cohn, the quite stunning Tenor Conclave, made with John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Al Cohn, and - among several other masterpieces - A Gasser, made with vocalist Ann Ross. Certain to delight both newcomers to the great man's work, and those already smitten by this celebrated Jazz-man, this compilation works on just about every level and is certain to become one of the most popular compilations of Zoot Sims' finest music.
Zoot Sims had an extraordinary recording career which began in the late 1940s and which continued until the mid-1980s, shortly before his death. This 4 CD collection features eight albums from his heyday, on which he performed as leader or co-leader, and which best illustrate Zoot's majestic approach to music and his quite stunning musicianship. Coming from the period 1953 - 1960, among it's features are the finest albums Sims made with Al Cohn, the quite stunning Tenor Conclave, made with John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Al Cohn, and - among several other masterpieces - A Gasser, made with vocalist Ann Ross. Certain to delight both newcomers to the great man's work, and those already smitten by this celebrated Jazz-man, this compilation works on just about every level and is certain to become one of the most popular compilations of Zoot Sims' finest music.
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Rare Albums Collection
Artist: Zoot Sims
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Tangerine
2. Zoot Case
3. The Red Door
4. Morning Fun
5. Mediolistic
6. Crimea River
7. A New Moan
8. A Moment's Notice
9. My Blues 1
10. Sandy's Swing 1
11. Somebody Loves Me 1
12. More Bread 1
13. Sherm's Terms 1
14. From A To Z 1
15. East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon) 1
16. Tenor For Two Please, Jack 1
17. Tenor Conclave 1
18. Just You, Just Me 1
19. Bob's Boys 2
20. How Deep Is The Ocean 2
21. Blinuet 2
22. The Trouble With Me Is You 2
23. Where You At 2
24. Zonkin' 2
25. Noshin' 2
26. Major-Major 2
27. Minor-Minor 2
28. Pegasus 2
29. It's A Wonderful World 3
30. Brandy And Beer 3
31. Two Funky People 3
32. Chasing The Blues 3
33. Halley's Comet 3
34. You're A Lucky Guy 3
35. The Wailing Boat 3
36. Just You, Just Me 3
37. Stretching Out 3
38. Now Will You Be Good' 3
39. Pennies From Heaven 4
40. King Porter Stomp 4
41. Ain't Misbehavin' 4
42. Bee Kay 4
43. Everything I've Got 4
44. Invitation To The Blues 4
45. I Didn't Know About You 4
46. I Don't Want To Cry Anymore 4
47. Lucky Day 4
48. I Was Doin' Alright 4
49. You Took Advantage Of Me 5
50. You're Nearer 5
51. I'm Just A Lucky So And So 5
52. Nobody's Baby 5
53. The Note 5
54. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To 5
55. You 'n' Me 5
56. On The Alamo 5
57. The Opener 5
58. Angel Eyes 5
59. Awful Lonely 6
60. Love For Sale 6
61. Improvisation for Unaccompanied Saxophones

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Zoot Sims had an extraordinary recording career which began in the late 1940s and which continued until the mid-1980s, shortly before his death. This 4 CD collection features eight albums from his heyday, on which he performed as leader or co-leader, and which best illustrate Zoot's majestic approach to music and his quite stunning musicianship. Coming from the period 1953 - 1960, among it's features are the finest albums Sims made with Al Cohn, the quite stunning Tenor Conclave, made with John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Al Cohn, and - among several other masterpieces - A Gasser, made with vocalist Ann Ross. Certain to delight both newcomers to the great man's work, and those already smitten by this celebrated Jazz-man, this compilation works on just about every level and is certain to become one of the most popular compilations of Zoot Sims' finest music.