Zoot Sims Discography

1947 (age 22)

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward (alto,tenor saxophone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, October 19, 1947
HCO2705-1If Anybody Can Steal My BabyColumbia 38047; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO2706-1I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get OutColumbia 38047, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO2706-3-Mosaic MD7-223
HCO2706-4--
* Columbia C3L 25   Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds
* Mosaic MD7-223   The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woodchoppers (1945-1947)
* Columbia 38047   Woody Herman - If Anybody Can Steal My Baby / I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward (alto,tenor saxophone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger): Rogers plays (trumpet, arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 24, 1947
HCO3043-1Sabre DanceColumbia 38102; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3044-1Cherokee CanyonColumbia CL 2509; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3045-1I've Got News For YouColumbia 38213, CL 683, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3046-1Keen And PeachyColumbia 38213, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3046-2-Columbia/Legacy C2K 65646; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3046-3-Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3046-4--
HCO3046-5--
* Columbia CL 683   Woody Herman - Twelve Shades Of Blue
* Columbia C3L 25   Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds
* Mosaic MD7-223   The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woodchoppers (1945-1947)
* Columbia/Legacy C2K 65646   Woody Herman - Blowin' Up A Storm
* Columbia CL 2509   Woody Herman - Ridin' Herd!
* Columbia 38102   Woody Herman - Sabre Dance / Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet
* Columbia 38213   Woody Herman - I've Got News For You / Keen And Peachy

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward (alto,tenor saxophone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Fred Otis (piano) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Jimmy Guiffre (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 27, 1947
HCO3055-1The Goof And IColumbia 38369, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3055-BD-Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3056-1Lazy LullabyColumbia C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3061-1Four BrothersColumbia 38304, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3062-1Summer Sequence, Part 4Columbia 38367, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3062-2-Columbia/Legacy C2K 65646; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3062-3-Mosaic MD7-223
* Columbia C3L 25   Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds
* Mosaic MD7-223   The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woodchoppers (1945-1947)
* Columbia/Legacy C2K 65646   Woody Herman - Blowin' Up A Storm
* Columbia 38369   Woody Herman - Everywhere / The Goof And I
* Columbia 38304   Woody Herman - No Time / Four Brothers
* Columbia 38367   Woody Herman - Summer Sequence, Part 3&4

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward (alto,tenor saxophone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Ralph Burns (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 30, 1947
HCO3079-1Swing Low, Sweet ClarinetColumbia 38102; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3080-1My Pal GonzalesColumbia 38289; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3081-1P.S. I Love YouColumbia 38289, C3L 25; Mosaic MD7-223
HCO3082-1Baby I Need YouMosaic MD7-223
HCO3088-1Take A Little Time To Smile-
* Columbia C3L 25   Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds
* Mosaic MD7-223   The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woodchoppers (1945-1947)
* Columbia 38102   Woody Herman - Sabre Dance / Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet
* Columbia 38289   Woody Herman - My Pal Gonzales / P.S. I Love You

1948

Stan Getz Octet

Norman Faye (trumpet) Allen Eager or Al Epstein, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1948
J-496Frosty (Flugelbird)Jax 5002; Dale EP 200, LP 21; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* Dale LP 21   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Dale EP 200   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Jax 5002   Stan Getz - Bopcycle / Frosty

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Bill Harris, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone, vocals) Lou Levy (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass, vocals) Don Lamond (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1948
That's RightCapitol 20809
Lemon Drop-
* Capitol 20809   Woody Herman - The Great Big Band

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Bill Harris, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone, vocals) Lou Levy (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass, vocals) Don Lamond (drums): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, December 30, 1948
Early AutumnCapitol 20809
Keeper Of The Flame-
* Capitol 20809   Woody Herman - The Great Big Band

1949

Stan Getz Five Brothers

Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor,baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1949
JRC16BattlegroundPrestige 724, PREP 1309; New Jazz NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102, PRLP 7022
JRC16E-New Jazz 818; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 008-2
JRC17Four And One MoorePrestige PREP 1309, PRLP 7022, PR 24046
JRC17E-New Jazz 802, 802 (alt.), NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 008-2
JRC18CFive BrothersNew Jazz 802 (alt.); Prestige PREP 1309; New Jazz NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102, PRLP 7022, PR 24019, PR 24046
JRC18D-New Jazz 802; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 008-2
JRC19BBattle Of The SaxesNew Jazz 1401; Prestige PREP 1309; New Jazz NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102, PRLP 7022, PR 24019
* Prestige PRLP 7022, PRLP 7252; Original Jazz Classics OJC 008, OJCCD 008-2   Stan Getz/Zoot Sims/Al Cohn - The Brothers
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige PR 24019   Stan Getz - Five Brothers
* New Jazz NJLP 102   Stan Getz, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 102   Stan Getz, Vol. 1
* Prestige PREP 1309   Stan Getz And His Four Brothers
* Prestige 724   Stan Getz - Battleground / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
* New Jazz 818; Prestige 818   Stan Getz - Battleground / Prezervation
* New Jazz 802   Stan Getz - Four And One Moore / Five Brothers
* New Jazz 802 (alt.); Prestige 802   Stan Getz - Four And One Moore / Five Brothers
* New Jazz 1401   Stan Getz - Battle Of The Saxes / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

Stan Getz Octet

Earl Swope (trombone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1949
S36-126Stan Getz Along (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Stan Getz AlongSavoy 966, XP 8021, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-127Stan's Mood (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Stan's MoodSavoy 966, XP 8021, MG 9022, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-128Slow (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-SlowSavoy 967, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-129Fast (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-FastSavoy 947, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 12105   Various Artists - Lestorian Mode
* Savoy SJL 1105   Stan Getz - Opus De Bop
* Savoy MG 9004   Stan Getz Beboppers
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8021   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8020   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 1
* Savoy 966   Stan Getz - Stan Getz Along / Stan's Mood
* Savoy 967   Charlie Parker - Klaunstance / Stan Getz - Slow
* Savoy 947   J.J. Johnson - Audubon / Stan Getz - Fast

Gene Roland's Boppers

Dan Baxter, Danny Blue, Jerry Lloyd, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Gene Roland (trumpet, valve trombone, piano, arranger) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, arranger) Gene DiNovi (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1949
Oh, Them SaxesDeLuxe unissued
Hold Them Trumpets-
Blues In Our Times-
Symphony Sid's Symphonette-

1950

Chubby Jackson Big Band

Don Ferrara, Howard McGhee, Al Porcino (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, March 15, 1950
JRC63 | JRC1104Flying The CoopNew Jazz 825; Prestige PREP 1323, PRLP 105; New Jazz NJLP 8280; Prestige PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC64 | JRC1105I May Be WrongNew Jazz 825; Prestige PREP 1318, PRLP 105, PRLP 7013; New Jazz NJLP 8280; Prestige PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC65 | JRC1106New YorkNew Jazz 836; Prestige PREP 1323, PRLP 105, PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC66 | JRC1107Sax AppealNew Jazz 830; Prestige PRLP 105, PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC67 | JRC1108Hot DogPrestige 745, PREP 1323, PRLP 105; New Jazz NJLP 8280; Prestige PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC68 | JRC1109Why NotNew Jazz 836; Prestige PRLP 105, PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC69 | JRC1110Leavin' TownNew Jazz 830; Prestige PRLP 105, PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
JRC70 | JRC1111So WhatPrestige 745, 842, PREP 1323, PREP 1318, PRLP 105, PRLP 7013; New Jazz NJLP 8280; Prestige PR 7641; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2
* New Jazz NJLP 8280   Zoot Sims - Good Old Zoot
* Prestige PR 7641   Chubby Jackson Sextet And Big Band
* Prestige PRLP 7013; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1726, OJCCD 1726-2   Various Artists - Conception
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 711-2   Gerry Mulligan Quartet Featuring Chet Baker/Chubby Jackson Big Band Featuring Gerry Mulligan
* Prestige PRLP 105   Chubby Jackson All Star Big Band
* Prestige PREP 1323   Chubby Jackson Big Band
* Prestige PREP 1318   Gerry Mulligan, Vol. 2
* New Jazz 825; Prestige 825   Chubby Jackson - Flying The Coop / I May Be Wrong
* New Jazz 836; Prestige 836   Chubby Jackson - New York / Why Not
* New Jazz 830; Prestige 830   Chubby Jackson - Sax Appeal / Zoot Sims - Leavin' Town
* Prestige 745   Gerry Mulligan - So What / Chubby Jackson - Hot Dog
* Prestige 842   Zoot Sims - So What / ???

Gene Roland And His Orchestra

Marty Bell, Don Ferrara, Neil Friez, Don Joseph, Jon Nielson, Al Porcino, Sonny Rich, Red Rodney (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Porky Cohen, Jimmy Knepper, Paul Selden (trombone) Frank Orchard (valve trombone) Joe Maini, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Don Lanphere, Tommy Makagon, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax, Bob Newman (baritone saxophone) Harry Biss (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Phil Arabia, Freddie Gruber, Don Manning (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1950
It's A Wonderful World ISpotlite (E) SPJ 141; Philology (It) W 845.2
It's A Wonderful World II-
It's A Wonderful World III-
It's A Wonderful World IV-
It's A Wonderful World V-
Just You, Just Me-
unknown title-
Stardust I-
Stardust II-
Stardust III-
Limehouse BluesPhilology (It) W 845.2
Down Home Blues-
East Side, West Side-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 141   Gene Roland Band Featuring Charlie Parker - The Band That Never Was
* Philology (It) W 845.2   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 15

Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica -1) Jimmy Woode (piano) Simon Brehm (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 23, 1950
1. 18All The Things You AreGazell (Swd) 2008; Prestige PR 7817
2. 21You Go To My HeadGazell (Swd) 2013; Prestige 719, PR 7817
3. 22Tickle Toe (The Scene Is Clean)Gazell (Swd) 2008; Prestige 719, PR 7817
* Prestige PR 7817   Zoot Sims - First Recordings!
* Gazell (Swd) 2008   Zoot Sims - All The Things You Are / Tickle Toe
* Gazell (Swd) 2013   Zoot Sims - You Go To My Head / ???
* Prestige 719   Zoot Sims - You Go To My Head / The Scene Is Clean

Zoot Sims And His Five/Three Brothers

Sixten Eriksson (trumpet -1) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone -1) Dick Hyman (piano) Charlie Short (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 24, 1950
1. mr88-AYellow DuckMetronome (Swd) B 519; Prestige PR 7817
2. mr89-AThe Way You Look Tonight (Americans In Sweden) (Which Way) (Boot It Zoot)-
* Prestige PR 7817   Zoot Sims - First Recordings!
* Metronome (Swd) B 519; New Jazz 837   Zoot Sims - Yellow Duck / Americans In Sweden
= Prestige 837   Zoot Sims - Yellow Duck / Which Way
= Esquire (E) 10-107   Zoot Sims - Yellow Duck / Boot It Zoot

"King David" And His Little Jazz / Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals)
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4000 | D452 | D458King DavidVogue (F) V 5043, EPL 7947, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 153, DL 2009
VG4001-1It Don't Mean A ThingVogue (F) V 5041; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
VG4001-2It Don't Mean A Thing (alt. take)Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG4002-1 | D449 | D455Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsVogue (F) V 5042, EPL 7947; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 151, DL 2009
VG4002-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (alt. take)Vogue (F) LD 507-30
VG4002-3-Vogue (F) unissued
VG4003-1 | D448 | D454UndecidedVogue (F) V 5042, EPL 7947, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 151, DL 2009
VG4003-2Undecided (alt. take)Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG4003-3-Vogue (F) unissued
VG4004-1Ain't No Flies On MeVogue (F) V 5043, LD 039; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
VG4005-1 | D450 | D456The Man I LoveVogue (F) V 5041, EPL 7947, 416039; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 152, DL 2009
VG4005-2The Man I Love (alt. take)Mode (F) MDINT 9461, CMDINT 9568
* Vogue (F) LD 507-30   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55   Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz: Jazz Legacy 5
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9568   Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9
* Vogue (F) 416039   Various Artists - Jazz Masters
* Mode (F) MDINT 9461   Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz
* Discovery DL 2009   Roy Eldridge/Zoot Sims - Roy And Zoot
* Vogue (F) LD 039   Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse
* Vogue (F) EPL 7947   Roy Eldridge - "King David" And His Little Jazz
* Vogue (F) V 5043   Roy Eldridge - King David / Ain't No Flies On Me
* Discovery 153, 45-153   Roy Eldridge - King David / Easter Parade
* Vogue (F) V 5041   Roy Eldridge - It Don't Mean A Thing / The Man I Love
* Vogue (F) V 5042   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Undecided
* Discovery 151, 45-151   Roy Eldridge - Undecided / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
* Discovery 152, 45-152   Roy Eldridge - The Man I Love / Wild Driver

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
VG4021-1 | D422 | D428Night And DayVogue (F) V 5048, EPL 7063, LD 185; Pop (F) CBM 60019; Mode (F) MDINT 9144, CMDINT 9517; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4021-2Night And Day (alt. take)Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4021-3The Big ShotVogue (F) LD 185; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4022-1 | D424 | D430Slingin' HashVogue (F) V 5048, EPL 7063, LD 185; Pop (F) CBM 60010-30; Mode (F) CMDINT 9514; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4022-2Slingin' Hash (alt. take)Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4023-1 | D423 | D429I UnderstandVogue (F) V 5052, LD 185; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4023-2I Understand (alt. take)Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4024-1 | D427 | D433TenorlyVogue (F) V 5052, EPL 7063, LD 185; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4024-2Tenorly (alt. take)Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4024-3--
VG4025 | D425 | D431Don't Worry About MeVogue (F) V 5054, EPL 7063, LD 185; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
VG4026 | D426 | D432Crystal'sVogue (F) V 5054, LD 185; Prestige PR 7817; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
tk.2Zoot And ZootVogue (F) LD 185; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77
-Toot's SuteVogue (F) LD 185
* Mode (F) MDINT 9144   Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9517   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 5
* Prestige PR 7817   Zoot Sims - First Recordings!
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77   Zoot Sims - Brother In Swing: Jazz Legacy 27
* Pop (F) CBM 60010-30   Various Artists - Blues Moderne: Jazz Pour Vous 2
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9514   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Vogue (F) LD 185   Zoot Sims - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 14
= Discovery DL 3015   Zoot Sims Quartet Recorded In France
* Pop (F) CBM 60019   Various Artists - Tenor Sax: Jazz Pour Vous 5
* Vogue (F) EPL 7063   Zoot Sims Quartet
* Vogue (F) V 5048; Discovery 148, 45-148   Zoot Sims - Night And Day / Slingin' Hash
* Vogue (F) V 5052; Discovery 149, 45-149   Zoot Sims - I Understand / Tenorly
* Vogue (F) V 5054; Discovery 150, 45-150   Zoot Sims - Don't Worry About Me / Crystal's

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, September 16, 1950
104My Silent LovePrestige 726, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
105Jane-OPrestige 732, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
106Dancing In The DarkPrestige 726, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061, (J) SLP 47
107Memories Of YouPrestige 732, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061, (J) SLP 47
* Prestige PRLP 7026; Original Jazz Classics OJC 242, OJCCD 242-2   Zoot Sims Quartets
= Prestige PR 16009   Zoot Sims - Trotting
= New Jazz NJLP 8302   Zoot Sims - Trotting (not released)
* Prestige P 24061   Zoot Sims - Zoot Case
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige PRLP 118   Zoot Sims Tenor Sax Favorites
* Prestige 726   Zoot Sims - Dancing In The Dark / My Silent Love
* Prestige 732   Zoot Sims - Jane-O / Memories Of You

1951

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Harry Biss (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1951
164ATrotting (alt. take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 242-2
164BTrotting (alt. take 2)-
164CTrotting (incomplete)Prestige unissued
164TrottingPrestige 751, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
165It Had To Be YouPrestige 781, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
166ASwingin' The Blues (Zoot Swings The Blues)Prestige 751, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
166Zoot Swings The Blues (alt. take)Prestige PRLP 117, PRLP 7026, P 24061
167Coolin' The BluesPrestige unissued
168East Of The SunPrestige PRLP 117, PRLP 7026, P 24061
169I Wonder WhoPrestige 781, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P 24061
* Prestige PRLP 7026; Original Jazz Classics OJC 242, OJCCD 242-2   Zoot Sims Quartets
= Prestige PR 16009   Zoot Sims - Trotting
= New Jazz NJLP 8302   Zoot Sims - Trotting (not released)
* Prestige P 24061   Zoot Sims - Zoot Case
* Prestige PRLP 118   Zoot Sims Tenor Sax Favorites
* Prestige PRLP 117   Swingin' With Zoot Sims
* Prestige 751   Zoot Sims - Trotting / Swingin' The Blues
* Prestige 781   Zoot Sims - It Had To Be You / I Wonder Who

1952

Johnny Smith Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sanford Gold (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, April, 1952
R1109BJaguar (alt. take)Roulette 1037
R1135Ghost Of A ChanceRoost RLP 410, RLP 2211
R1136Vilia-
* Roost RLP 2211   Johnny Smith/Stan Getz - Moonlight In Vermont
* Roost RLP 410   Johnny Smith Quintet
* Roulette 1037   Johnny Smith - Jaguar / ???

Zoot Sims Sextet

Kai Winding (trombone -1/3) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) George Wallington (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1952
1. 359TangerinePrestige PREP 1348, PRLP 138, PRLP 7022, P 24061
2. 360Zootcase-
3. 361The Red DoorPrestige PRLP 138, PRLP 7022, P 24061
4. 362Morning Fun-
* Prestige PRLP 7022, PRLP 7252; Original Jazz Classics OJC 008, OJCCD 008-2   Stan Getz/Zoot Sims/Al Cohn - The Brothers
* Prestige P 24061   Zoot Sims - Zoot Case
* Prestige PRLP 138   Zoot Sims All Stars With Kai Winding And Al Cohn
* Prestige PREP 1348   Zoot Sims

Charlie Parker Octet

Charlie Walp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Shanahan (piano) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, October 17, 1952
Scrapple From The AppleRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
Out Of Nowhere-
Now's The Time-
52nd Street Theme-
Cool Blues-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

1953

Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Chester Slater (organ) Lord Westbrook (guitar) Peck Morrison (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1953
431There I've Said It AgainPrestige 852, PREP 1306
432Jaguar-
433DreamPrestige PREP 1306
434Baby, Please Come Home-
* Prestige PREP 1306   Zoot Sims With Organ Atomosphere
* Prestige 852   Zoot Sims - There I've Said It Again / Jaguar

Miles Davis Septet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Sonny Truitt (trombone -3) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Beltone Studios, NYC, February 19, 1953
1. 423Tasty PuddingPrestige 884, PRLP 154, PRLP 7025, P 24054
2. 424Willie The WailerPrestige PRLP 154, PRLP 7025, P 24054
3. 425Floppy-
4. 426For Adults Only-
* Prestige PRLP 7025; Original Jazz Classics OJC 053, OJCCD 053-2   Miles Davis And Horns
= Prestige PRLP 7168   Miles Davis - Early Miles 1951 & 1953
= Prestige PR 7674   Miles Davis - Early Miles
* Prestige P 24054   Miles Davis - Dig
* Prestige PRLP 154   Miles Davis Plays Al Cohn Compositions
* Prestige 884   Miles Davis - Tasty Pudding, Part 1&2

Chuck Wayne Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Harvey Leonard (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1953
FL113While My Lady SleepsProgressive PLP 3003; Savoy XP 8119, MG 12077
FL112Tasty Pudding-
FL111ProspectingProgressive 110, PLP 3003; Savoy XP 8119, MG 12077
FL110Sidewalks Of Cuba-
* Savoy MG 12077   The Guitar And Quintet Of Chuck Wayne
* Progressive PLP 3003   Chuck Wayne Quintet
= Savoy MG 15035   The Guitar Of Chuck Wayne
* Savoy XP 8119   Chuck Wayne Quintet, Vol. 1
* Progressive 110   Chuck Wayne - Sidewalks Of Cuba / Prospecting

Charlie Parker Nonet

Charlie Wolp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Shanahan (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
NYC, April, 1953
Scrapple From The AppleVGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere / Now's The Time-
* VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rob Pronk (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 23, 1953
62I'm In The Mood For LoveKarusell (Swd) K 34, KSEP 3006
65Rough Chance For Love-
* Karusell (Swd) KSEP 3006   Zoot Sims Quartet
* Karusell (Swd) K 34; Vogue (F) V 5185   Zoot Sims - I'm In The Mood For Love / Rough Chance For Love

Lars Gullin And His American All Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 25, 1953
mr504Dedicated To LeeMetronome (Swd) B 646, MEP 63; Prestige PR 7817; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr505Late Date-
* Prestige PR 7817   Zoot Sims - First Recordings!
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1: Dear Old Stockholm
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 63; Prestige PREP 1341; Esquire (E) EP 45   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) B 646; Esquire (E) 10-340   Lars Gullin - Dedicated To Lee / Late Date

Zoot Sims Sextet

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, November 18, 1953
Toot's SuiteVogue (F) LD 170
The Late Tiny Kahn-
Call It Anything-
tk.2Zoot's Suite-
Once In A While-
tk.3Great Drums-
* Vogue (F) LD 170   Zoot Sims - Zoot Goes To Town: Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8

Chet Baker Quintet With Strings

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1953
PHCO10708I Married An AngelColumbia CL 549
PHCO10709Love Walked In-
PHCO10710A Little Duet-
-A Little Duet (alt. take)Columbia/Legacy CK 46174
* Columbia CL 549   Chet Baker And Strings
* Columbia/Legacy CK 46174   Chet Baker And Strings

Chet Baker Quintet With Strings

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sam Cytron, Jack Gasselin, George Kast, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn (viola) Victor Gottlieb (cello) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
PHCO10731Why Shouldn't IColumbia CL 549
PHCO10732Trickdidlier-
PHCO10733I'm Through With Love-
PHCO10734You Don't Know What Love Is-
-You Don't Know What Love Is (alt. take)Columbia/Legacy CK 46174
* Columbia CL 549   Chet Baker And Strings
* Columbia/Legacy CK 46174   Chet Baker And Strings

1954

Louis Bellson Quintet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Don Abney (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1954
1772-3Charlie's BluesNorgran MGN 1011
1773-3I'll Remember April-
1774-1Buffalo Joe-
1775-1Stompin' At The Savoy-
1776-1Love For Sale-
1777-1The Man I Love-
1778-1Basically Speaking, Duvivier That Is-
1779-1Concerto For Drums-
* Norgran MGN 1011   Louis Bellson And His Drums
= Norgran MGN 1095   Louis Bellson - Concerto For Drums (not released)
= Verve MGV 8016   Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson

Clifford Brown Ensemble

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 1954
Finders KeepersPacific Jazz PJLP-19, PJ-3; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
Joy SpringPacific Jazz EP4-27, PJLP-19, PJ-1214, PJ-3; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
DaahoudPacific Jazz PJLP-19, PJ-1214, PJ-3; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
* Pacific Jazz PJ-3, ST-20139   Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal
* Jazztone J 1281   Clifford Brown's All Stars/The Jazz Messengers With Art Blakey - Jazz Messages
* Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1214; World Pacific PJ-1214   Jack Montrose - Arranged By Montrose
* Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings
* Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2   Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal (RVG Edition)
* Pacific Jazz PJLP-19   Clifford Brown Ensemble
* Pacific Jazz EP4-27   Clifford Brown Ensemble

Zoot Sims Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Hollywood, CA, July 16, 1954
639Howdy PodnerNew Jazz NJLP 1102, NJLP 8280; Prestige P 24061
640Toot, No. 2-
641Indian Summer-
642What's New-
* New Jazz NJLP 8280   Zoot Sims - Good Old Zoot
* Prestige P 24061   Zoot Sims - Zoot Case
* New Jazz NJLP 1102   Zoot Sims In Hollywood
= Prestige PRLP 202   Zoot Sims Quartet

Clifford Brown Ensemble

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
PJ-1648Tiny CapersPacific Jazz 627, EP4-27, PJLP-19, PJ-1214, PJ-3, PJ-100; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
PJ-1650Gone With The WindPacific Jazz 627, EP4-27, PJLP-19, PJ-1214, PJ-3; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
Blueberry HillPacific Jazz EP4-27, PJLP-19, PJ-1214, PJ-3; Jazztone J 1281; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
Bones For JonesPacific Jazz PJLP-19, PJ-3; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
Tiny Capers (alt. take)Pacific Jazz JWC-500, JWC-EP-1000, PJ-LA892-H; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2; Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
Gone With The Wind (alt. take)Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1214; World Pacific PJ-1214   Jack Montrose - Arranged By Montrose
* Pacific Jazz PJ-3, ST-20139   Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!
* Jazztone J 1281   Clifford Brown's All Stars/The Jazz Messengers With Art Blakey - Jazz Messages
* Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown
* Pacific Jazz JWC-500; World Pacific JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings
* Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2   Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal (RVG Edition)
* Pacific Jazz PJLP-19   Clifford Brown Ensemble
* Pacific Jazz JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz EP4-27   Clifford Brown Ensemble
* Pacific Jazz 627, 45-627   Clifford Brown - Tiny Capers / Gone With The Wind

Conte Candoli - Stan Levey Sextet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1954
ExaktamoBethlehem BCP 1017, BCP 9, BCP 85, BCP 6035
ExtraversionBethlehem 11077, BCP 1017, BCP 9, BCP 87
Drum SticksBethlehem BCP 1017, BCP 9
Lightnin' BugBethlehem BCP 1017, BCP 9, BCP 89
West CoastingBethlehem BCP 1017, BCP 9, BCP 83, BCP 87
Fast ClipBethlehem 11077, BCP 1017, BCP 9
* Bethlehem BCP 9   Westcoasting With Conte Candoli And Stan Levey
* Bethlehem BCP 85   Various Artists - Nothing Cheesy About This Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP 6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxphones
* Bethlehem BCP 87   Various Artists - Double Barrell Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP 89   Various Artists - We've Built A Jazz Album For You
* Bethlehem BCP 83   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Best, Vol. 2
= Bethlehem EXLP 3   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Best
* Bethlehem BCP 1017   Stan Levey Plays The Composition Of Bill Holman, Bob Cooper And Jimmy Giuffre
* Bethlehem 11077   Jimmy Giuffre/Zoot Sims/Stan Levey - Extraversion / Fast Clip

Gerry Mulligan Quartet / Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
People Will Say We're In LovePacific Jazz CDP 7 46864 2
Western ReunionPacific Jazz PJ-1201, CDP 7 46864 2
I Know, Don't Know How-
Red DoorPacific Jazz PJ-1201, PJ-20, PJ-LA892-H, CDP 7 46864 2
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsPacific Jazz EP4-28, JWC-503, PJ-8, CDP 7 46864 2
I'll Remember AprilPacific Jazz JWC-500, JWC-EP-1000, PJ-20, CDP 7 46864 2
There Will Never Be Another YouWorld Pacific JWC-507; Pacific Jazz PJ-20, CDP 7 46864 2
It Don't Mean A ThingPacific Jazz CDP 7 46864 2
In A Sentimental Mood / Flamingo / Moon Mist-
FlamingoPacific Jazz PJ-20
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1201; World Pacific PJ-1201; Pacific Jazz PJ-50, ST-20145   Gerry Mulligan - California Concerts
* Pacific Jazz PJ-20   Zoot Sims - Choice
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Pacific Jazz JWC-503; World Pacific JWC-503   Various Artists - Ballads For Backgrounds
* Pacific Jazz PJ-8, ST-20140   The Genius Of Gerry Mulligan
* Pacific Jazz JWC-500; World Pacific JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* World Pacific JWC-507   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46864 2   Gerry Mulligan - California Concerts, Vol. 2
* Pacific Jazz JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz EP4-28   Gerry Mulligan - California Concerts

1955 (age 30)

Red Mitchell Sextet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1955
Happy MinorBethlehem BCP 1033, BCP 2, BCP 91
Scrapple From The AppleBethlehem BCP 1033, BCP 2, BCP 86
Long Ago And Far AwayBethlehem BCP 1033, BCP 2, BCP 89
Gone With The WindBethlehem BCP 1033, BCP 2
* Bethlehem BCP 2   Oscar Pettiford/Red Mitchell - Jazz Mainstream
* Bethlehem BCP 91   Various Artists - A Lot Of Yarn But A Well Knittled Jazz Album
* Bethlehem BCP 86   Various Artists - We Cut This Album For Bread
* Bethlehem BCP 89   Various Artists - We've Built A Jazz Album For You
* Bethlehem BCP 1033   Red Mitchell - Happy Minor

Zoot Sims - Dick Nash Octet

Hall Daniels (trumpet, arranger) Dick Nash (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Paul Atkerson (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Rollie Bundock (bass) Jack Sperling (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 14, 1955
J154-1The Way You Look TonightZim ZM 1008
J154-2-Jump JLP 9; Zim ZM 1008
J154-3The Way You Look Tonight (breakdown)Jump unissued
J154-4The Way You Look TonightZim ZM 1008
J155-1Nashville-
J155-2Nashville (breakdown)Jump unissued
J155-3--
J155-4NashvilleZim ZM 1008
J155-5Nashville (breakdown)Jump unissued
J155-6--
J155-7NashvilleJump JLP 9; Zim ZM 1008
J155-8Nashville (breakdown)Jump unissued
J155-9Nashville-
J156-1You Don't Know What Love IsZim ZM 1008
J156-2-Jump JLP 9; Zim ZM 1008
J157-1Compatability (breakdown)Jump unissued
J157-2CompatabilityZim ZM 1008
J157-3Compatability (false start)Jump unissued
J157-4Compatability-
J157-5-Jump JLP 9; Zim ZM 1008
* Zim ZM 1008   Zoot Sims/Dick Nash - Nash-Ville
* Jump JLP 9   Hall Daniels Septet

Don Fagerquist Nonette / The Les Brown All Stars

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bill Holman, Dave Pell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Donn Trenner (piano) Vernon Polk (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Bill Richmond (drums) Les Brown (leader)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 21, 1955
14035The Man I LoveCapitol EPA 2-659, T 659
14036Love Is Just Around The CornerCapitol EPA 3-659, T 659
14037The Way You Look TonightCapitol EPA 1-659, T 659
* Capitol T 659   The Les Brown All Stars
* Capitol EPA 2-659   The Les Brown All Stars
* Capitol EPA 3-659   The Les Brown All Stars
* Capitol EPA 1-659   The Les Brown All Stars

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 17, 1955
introduction By Duke EllingtonJazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2050
Hackensack-
'Round Midnight-
Now's The Time-
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2050   Miles Davis - Miscellaneous Davis 1955-1957

Jack Sheldon Quartet With Zoot Sims

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Walter Norris (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1955?
IM-4013Groovus MentusJazz West EP 2, JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4014Beach WiseJazz West JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4015Palermo WalkJazz West EP 2, JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4016BluesJazz West JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4017What Is There To SayJazz West EP 2, JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4018Irresistible You-
IM-4019GuatemalaJazz West JWLP 2, JWLP 6
IM-4020Getting Sentimental Over You-
* Jazz West JWLP 6, (J) GXF-3128   Jack Sheldon Quartet And Quintet
* Jazz West JWLP 2   The Jack Sheldon Quartet With Zoot Sims
* Jazz West EP 2   The Jack Sheldon Quartet With Zoot Sims

Billy Byers And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Urbie Green, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Billy Byers (trombone, arranger, conductor) Hal McKusick, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, August 17, 1955
F2JB6287Lullaby Of BirdlandRCA Victor EPA 671, LPM 1146
F2JB6289The Chantunissued
* RCA Victor LPM 1146, LSP 1146   Various Artists - Lullaby Of Birdland
* RCA Victor EPA 671   Various Artists - Lullaby Of Birdland

Ernie Wilkins And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hal McKusick, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, August 17, 1955
F2JB6286Lullaby Of Birdland (take 7)RCA Victor EPA 673, LPM 1146
* RCA Victor LPM 1146, LSP 1146   Various Artists - Lullaby Of Birdland
* RCA Victor EPA 673   Various Artists - Lullaby Of Birdland

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hal McKusick, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor): Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) replaces Wilkins
NYC, August 17, 1955
F2JB6288Lullaby Of BirdlandRCA Victor LPM 1146
* RCA Victor LPM 1146, LSP 1146   Various Artists - Lullaby Of Birdland

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 21, 1955
12044-1Bernie's TuneEmArcy MG 36056, EP 1-6146
12045-7Mud BugEmArcy MG 36056, MG 36087
12046-1BluesEmArcy (J) 195J-35
12047-1The Lady Is A Tramp-
12048-3Duke Ellington Medley: Moon Mist / In A Sentimental MoodEmArcy MG 36159
12049-1DemantonEmArcy (J) 195J-35
* EmArcy MG 36056, (J) 195J-33   Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
* EmArcy MG 36087   Various Artists - Today Is Bargain Day - A Collection Of All Star High Fidelity Recordings
* EmArcy (J) 195J-35   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* EmArcy MG 36159   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan (not released)
= Mercury MG 20453; Universal (J) UCCM 9123   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan
* EmArcy EP 1-6146   Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone -1,2,5,6, valve trombone, piano -3,4,7/9) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
1. 12050-1Apple CoreEmArcy MG 36056
2. 12051-4BroadwayEmArcy (J) 195J-35
3. 12052-5Sweet And LovelyEmArcy MG 36056
4. 12053-1Sweet And Lovely (short version)EmArcy (J) 195J-35
5. 12054-5Bernie's Tune (short version)-
6. 12060-5Westward Walk (Westwood Walk)EmArcy MG 36088, MG 36159
7. 12061-2Blues At The Roots (Root Blues) (alt. take)EmArcy MG 36159, (J) 195J-35
8. 12061-3Blues At The Roots (Root Blues)EmArcy MG 36101
9. 14381-1Blues At The Roots (Root Blues) (edited version from 12061-3)Mercury unissued
* EmArcy MG 36056, (J) 195J-33   Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
* EmArcy (J) 195J-35   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* EmArcy MG 36088   Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof
* EmArcy MG 36159   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan (not released)
= Mercury MG 20453; Universal (J) UCCM 9123   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan
* EmArcy MG 36101, (J) 195J-34   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1955
12296-4BroadwayEmArcy MG 36056
12296-5Broadway (alt. take)EmArcy (J) 195J-36
12297-1Demanton (alt. take)-
12297-12DemantonEmArcy MG 36159
12300-2The Lady Is A TrampEmArcy MG 36056
12300-4The Lady Is A Tramp (alt. take)EmArcy (J) 195J-36
* EmArcy MG 36056, (J) 195J-33   Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
* EmArcy (J) 195J-36   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* EmArcy MG 36159   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan (not released)
= Mercury MG 20453; Universal (J) UCCM 9123   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan

1956

Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 11 & 18, 1956
September In The RainDawn DLP 1102, DLP 1123
Down At The LoftDawn DLP 1102
Ghost Of A Chance-
No So Deep-
Them There Eyes-
Our Pad-
Dark Clouds-
One To Blow On-
When The Blues Come OnJazztone (Eu) J 1245
Buried GoldHarmony HL 7196
* Dawn DLP 1102; Seeco CELP 452, CELPS 4520; Disques Swing (F) LDM 30058; Bronjo BR 119   Zoot Sims - The Modern Art Of Jazz
* Dawn DLP 1123   Various Artists - Critics' Choice
* Jazztone (Eu) J 1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J 1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Harmony HL 7196   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival

The Jon Eardley Seven

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Milt Gold (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) George Syran (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1956
838Eard's WordPrestige PRLP 7033
839Koo Koo-
840Ladders-
841Leap Year-
842There's No You-
843On The Minute-
* Prestige PRLP 7033; Original Jazz Classics OJC 123, OJCCD 123-2   The Jon Eardley 7
= Prestige PRLP 7033 (alt.)   Zoot Sims/Phil Woods/Jon Eardley - Down East
= Status ST 8309   Zoot Sims/Phil Woods/Jon Eardley - Koo Koo

Coleman Hawkins With Billy Byers And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Lou Oles, Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Urbie Green, Fred Ohms, Jack Satterfield, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Marty Wilson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billy Byers (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 18, 1956
G2JB0872His Very Own BluesRCA Victor LPM 1281
G2JB087339'' - 25'' - 39''-
G2JB0874The Bean Stalks Again-
G2JB0875I'm Shooting High-
* RCA Victor LPM 1281, LSP 1281   Coleman Hawkins - The Hawk In Hi Fi

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Sextet

Dick Sherman (trumpet) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 23, 1956
G2JB1114Mediolisticunissued
G2JB1115Sandy's Swing-
G2JB1116Crimea RiverRCA Victor LPM 1282
* RCA Victor LPM 1282, LSP 1282; RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - From A To...Z

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Sextet

Dick Sherman (trumpet) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums): same personnel
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1956
G2JB1114MediolisticRCA Victor LPM 1282
G2JB1115Sandy's Swing-
G2JB1117A New Moan-
G2JB1118A Moment's Notice-
G2JB1119My Blues-
-My Blues (alt. take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
G2JB1120Sherm's TermsRCA Victor LPM 1282
G2JB1121More Bread-
-More Bread (alt. take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
* RCA Victor LPM 1282, LSP 1282; RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - From A To...Z

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1956
G2JB1122Tenor For Two Please, JackRCA Victor LPM 1282
-Tenor For Two Please, Jack (alt. take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
G2JB1123Somebody Loves MeRCA Victor LPM 1282
-Somebody Loves Me (alt. take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
G2JB1124East Of The SunRCA Victor LPM 1282
G2JB1125From A To Z-
* RCA Victor LPM 1282, LSP 1282; RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - From A To...Z

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1956
12428-5Westwood WalkEmArcy (J) 195J-36
12429-17Ain't It The TruthEmArcy MG 36088, MG 36101
12430-2MainstreamEmArcy MG 36101
12431-8La Plus Que LenteEmArcy (J) 195J-36
* EmArcy (J) 195J-36   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* EmArcy MG 36088   Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof
* EmArcy MG 36101, (J) 195J-34   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden (trombone) Tony Miranda (French horn) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Charlie O'Kane (baritone saxophone) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Buddy Jones (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Tiny Kahn (arranger)
NYC, January 30, 1956
T.N.T.Fantasy LP 3219
The Blue Room-
My Heart Stood Still-
Jeepers Creepers-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden (trombone) Tony Miranda (French horn) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Charlie O'Kane (baritone saxophone) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Buddy Jones (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Tiny Kahn, Johnny Mandel (arranger): add Ernie Royal (trumpet) Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, January 31, 1956
Is That A FactFantasy LP 3219
Who Fard That Shot-
You Took Advantage Of Me-
Tape Worm-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, vocals) Hank Jones (piano) Wyatt Reuther (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1956
Mr. MoonStoryville (D) SLP 907
I Hear A Rhapsody-
The Chant-
Blues-
Zoot's Tune-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Bobby's TuneStoryville (D) SLP 907; Playboy PB 1957
Blue SkiesStoryville (D) SLP 907
* Storyville (D) SLP 907; Vogue (E) LAE 12047   Zoot Sims/Bob Brookmeyer - Tonite's Music Today
* Playboy PB 1957   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 1

Chris Connor

Nick Travis (trumpet) Ray Beckenstein, Sam Markowitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims, Al Young (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1956
1874You Make Me Feel So YoungAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228
1875Anything GoesAtlantic LP 1228
1876Way Out ThereAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228
1877Get Out Of TownAtlantic LP 1228
* Atlantic LP 1228, SD 1228   Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 577   Chris Connor

Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, vocals) Hank Jones (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 8, 1956
The KingStoryville (D) SLP 914
Lullaby Of The Leaves-
I Can't Get Started-
Snake Eyes-
Morning Fun-
Whoo-eeee-
Medley: Someone To Watch Over Me / My Old Flame-
Box Cars-
* Storyville (D) SLP 914   Zoot Sims/Bob Brookmeyer - Whoo-eeee!
= Jazztone J 1239   The Bob Brookmeyer - Zoot Sims Quintet - Today's Jazz

Zoot Sims - Henri Renaud Quintet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Henri Renaud (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, March 15, 1956
Charlie Went To CherbourgLe Club Francais Du Disque (F) HF 95
Crazy Rhythm-
I've Found A New Baby-
Charlie Was In Rouen-
* Le Club Francais Du Disque (F) HF 95   Zoot Sims/Henri Renaud - Night Session In Paris

Zoot Sims - Henri Renaud Quintet

Jon Eardley (trumpet -1/3,5/7) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Henri Renaud (piano) Benoit Quersin (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, March 16, 1956
1.Captain JetterDucretet-Thomson (F) 250V023
2.Nuzzolese Blues-
3.Everything I Love-
4.Evening In Paris-
5.On The Alamo-
6.My Old Flame-
7.Little Jon Special-
* Ducretet-Thomson (F) 250V023   Zoot Sims In Paris

Zoot Sims - Pierre Michelot Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Martial Solal (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, March, 1956
It Had To Be YouCurcio (It) GJ-8; Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1007
* Curcio (It) GJ-8   Chet Baker/Gerry Mulligan/Bud Powell/Clark Terry - I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 8
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1007   Bud Powell - Europa Jazz

Zoot Sims With The Joe Castro Trio

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Joe Castro (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
Beverly Hills, CA, April 1, 1956
A Night In TunisiaPablo PACD 2310-977-2
Pennies From Heaven-
I'll See You In My Dreams-
It's Always You-
Blues For Nat-
Swinging With Rudolph-
East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)-
J.C. Blues-
* Pablo PACD 2310-977-2   Zoot Sims With The Joe Castro Trio Live At Falcon Lair

Metronome All-Stars

Thad Jones (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, June 18, 1956
2860-1Billie's BounceClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Septet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1956
CO56269Shorty GeorgeEpic LN 3278
CO56270The Return Of The RedheadEpic LN 3278, LA 16001
CO56271Blues For The High BrowEpic LN 3278
CO56272The Mellow Side-
* Epic LN 3278   Al Cohn - The Sax Section
* Epic LA 16001, BA 17001   Various Artists - Jazz Scene 2

Tony Scott Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Jimmy Nottingham, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Rex Peer (trombone) Bart Walsaliona (bass trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, conductor) Gigi Gryce, Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, July 2, 1956
G2JB5901You're Driving Me CrazyRCA Victor LPM 1353
G2JB5902Poinciana-
G2JB5903Rock Me But Don't Roll Me-
G2JB5904The Moon Walks-
* RCA Victor LPM 1353, LSP 1353   The Touch Of Tony Scott

Tony Scott Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Jimmy Nottingham, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Rex Peer (trombone) Bart Walsaliona (bass trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, conductor) Gigi Gryce, Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums): same personnel
NYC, July 3, 1956
G2JB5843YesterdaysRCA Victor LPM 1353
* RCA Victor LPM 1353, LSP 1353   The Touch Of Tony Scott

Jutta Hipp Quintet

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jutta Hipp (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 28, 1956
tk.4Violets For Your FursBlue Note BLP 1530
tk.5These Foolish ThingsBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10
tk.6Down HomeBlue Note BLP 1530
tk.7Wee Dot-
tk.9Too Close For Comfort-
tk.10Z's Wonderful ('S Wonderful)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10
tk.14Almost Like Being In LoveBlue Note BLP 1530
tk.15Just Blues-
* Blue Note BLP 1530   Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series

Zoot Sims Quintet

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet -1,2) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, August 10, 1956
1.I Cover The WaterfrontHarmony HL 7196
2.Ill WindDawn DLP 1115
3.Bye-YaDawn DLP 1115, DLP 1124
4.The Big StampedeDawn DLP 1115
5.Too Close For Comfort-
6.You're My Girl (You're My Thrill)-
7.The Purple Cow-
8.I Should CareDawn DLP 1126
* Harmony HL 7196   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
* Dawn DLP 1115   Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville
* Dawn DLP 1124   Various Artists - Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers
* Dawn DLP 1126   Various Artists - Tenors Anyone

Mary Ann McCall With Ernie Wilkins Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) George Barrow, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Moore (baritone saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 14, 16 & 23, 1956
Shake Down The StarsRegent MG 6040
You Can Depend On Me-
Easy Living-
Mean To Me-
In My Solitude-
I Thought About You-
Deep Purple-
Deed I Do-
It's You Or No One-
It's Been So Long-
Something I Dreamed Last NightRegent MG 6046
It Must Be True-
* Regent MG 6040   Mary Ann McCall - Easy Living
* Regent MG 6046; Savoy MG 12220   Various Artists - The Girls Sing

Zoot Sims Quintet

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1956
How NowDawn DLP 1115
Jerry's Jaunt-
Blues For The Month Of MayDawn DLP 1126
Like Someone In LoveGuilde Du Jazz (F) J 1243
Knotty PinePeriod SPL 1204; Guilde Du Jazz (F) J 1243
How Do I Love You-
Hot And Cool Blues-
* Dawn DLP 1115   Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville
* Dawn DLP 1126   Various Artists - Tenors Anyone
* Guilde Du Jazz (F) J 1243   Sonny Rollins Quintet - Thad Jones - Zoot Sims
* Period SPL 1204   Sonny Rollins/Thad Jones - Sonny Rollins Plays

The Prestige All Stars

Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 7, 1956
975Just You, Just MePrestige PRLP 7074, P 24084
976Tenor Conclave-
977How Deep Is The Ocean-
978Bob's BoysPrestige PRLP 7074
* Prestige PRLP 7074; Original Jazz Classics OJC 127, OJCCD 127-2   The Prestige All Stars - Tenor Conclave
= Prestige PRLP 7249   John Coltrane - Tenor Conclave
* Prestige P 24084   John Coltrane - On A Misty Night

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, September 14, 1956
5332Evening In ParisABC-Paramount ABC 149; Impulse! ASH 9282-2
* ABC-Paramount ABC 149; Impulse! GRD 115   Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz
= Impulse! IA 9342-2   Quincy Jones - The Dedication Series, Vol. IV: The Quintessential Charts
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Impulse! ASH 9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Don Ferrara (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1956
14179-2La Plus Que LenteEmArcy MG 36159
14180-8IglooEmArcy MG 36101
14181-2Makin' WhoopeeEmArcy MG 36159
14182-3ElevationEmArcy MG 36101
14183-3Lollypop-
* EmArcy MG 36159   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan (not released)
= Mercury MG 20453; Universal (J) UCCM 9123   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan
* EmArcy MG 36101, (J) 195J-34   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1956
9:20 SpecialArgo LP 608; Chess 2ACMJ 405
The Man I Love-
55th And State-
Blue Room-
Gus's Blues-
That Old Feeling-
Bohemia After Dark-
Woody'n You-
* Argo LP 608   Zoot Sims - Zoot
* Chess 2ACMJ 405   Sonny Stitt/Zoot Sims - Interaction

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 29, 1956
Treat Me RoughRiverside RLP 12-225
Love Me Tomorrow (But Leave Me Alone Today)-
Trigger Happy!Riverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-267
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive

John Benson Brooks Septet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) John Benson Brooks (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1956
G4PB8105VenezuelaVik LX 1083
G4PB8106Saro Jane-
G4PB8107Black Is The Color-
G4PB8108Turtle Dove-
* Vik LX 1083   John Benson Brooks - Folk Jazz U.S.A.

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,alto,baritone saxophone, vocals) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1956
5412At Zonkin' (Speak Low)ABC-Paramount ABC 155
5413Blinuet-
5414The Trouble With Me Is You-
5415Where You At-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 155   Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone

John Benson Brooks Septet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) John Benson Brooks (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 5, 1956
G4PB8109Wayfaring StrangerVik LX 1083
G4PB8110Darling Corey-
G4PB8111Randall My Son-
G4PB8112Joe's Old Folks-
* Vik LX 1083   John Benson Brooks - Folk Jazz U.S.A.

John Benson Brooks Septet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) John Benson Brooks (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Osie Johnson (drums): same personnel
NYC, November 6, 1956
G4PB8113ShenandoahVik LX 1083
G4PB8114The New Saints-
G4PB8115Scarlet Town-
G4PB8116Betsy-
* Vik LX 1083   John Benson Brooks - Folk Jazz U.S.A.

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,alto,baritone saxophone, vocals) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 19, 1956
5416PegasusABC-Paramount ABC 155
5417Major-Major-
5418Noshin'-
5419Minor-Minor-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 155   Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 23, 1956
Looking At YouRiverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-272
TranquilizerRiverside RLP 12-225
I Like The Likes Of You-
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter Compositions

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1956
I Wish I Were In Love AgainRiverside RLP 12-225
I Don't Want To Be Alone Again-
Trigger Fantasy-
Where's That Rainbow-
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds

Tony Scott Orchestra

Johnny Carisi, Thad Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Henry Coker, Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Sonny Truitt (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, conductor) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank, Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1956
G2JB9813Moonlight CocktailRCA Victor LPM 1452
G2JB9814I Surrender, Dear-
G2JB9815Under A Blanket Of Blue-
G2JB9816I'll Remember Aprilunissued
* RCA Victor LPM 1452, LSP 1452   The Complete Tony Scott

Tony Scott Orchestra

Johnny Carisi, Bernie Glow, Thad Jones, Clark Terry (trumpet) Henry Coker, Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Sonny Truitt (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, conductor) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank, Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Les Ginage (bass) Paul Motian (drums): Bernie Glow (trumpet) Les Ginage (bass) Paul Motian (drums) replaces Nottingham, Hinton, Johnson
NYC, December 13, 1956
G2JB9817I Found A Million Dollar BabyRCA Victor LPM 1452
G2JB9818Skylark-
G2JB9819Finger Poppin' Blues-
G2JB9820unknown titleunissued
* RCA Victor LPM 1452, LSP 1452   The Complete Tony Scott

Zoot Sims Quintet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) George Handy (piano, arranger) Wilbur Ware (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 13 & 18, 1956
Why CryRiverside REP 120, RLP 12-228
Echoes Of You-
Swim JimRiverside RLP 12-228
Here And Now-
Fools Rush InRiverside RLP 12-228, RLP 12-244
OsmosisRiverside RLP 12-228
Taking A Chance On Love-
* Riverside RLP 12-228; Original Jazz Classics OJC 228, OJCCD 228-2   Zoot Sims - Zoot!
= Jazzland JLP 2   Zoot Sims Quintet
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Riverside REP 120   Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Blackwell (drums)
"Red Hill Inn", Pennsauken, NJ, December 22, 1956
IntroductionJazz Band (E) EBCD 2124-2
There Will Never Be Another You-
You Go To My Head-
Bohemia After Dark (incomplete)-
* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2124-2   Stan Getz/Shelly Manne/Zoot Sims - Live 1956 & 1957

The Nineteen Fifty-Six Jazz All Stars

Bernie Glow, Lou Oles, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Hal McKusick, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, 1956
G2JB-0782Mack The Knife (Theme From "Three Penny Opera")RCA Victor 20-6418
G2JB-0783Lisboa Antigua-
* RCA Victor 20-6418   Jazz All-Stars 1956 - Theme From "Three Penny Opera" / Lisbon Antigua

1957

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (alto saxophone) George Handy (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1957
I Await Thee LoveABC-Paramount ABC 198
J'espere Enfin-
Let's Not Waltz Tonight-
Quicker Blues-
See, A Key Of C-
The Last Day Fall-
Slower Blues-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 198; MCA 29069   Zoot Sims Plays 4 Altos

The Four Brothers

Zoot Sims, Herbie Steward (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Charlie O'Kane (baritone saxophone -6/10) Elliot Lawrence (piano, arranger) Buddy Jones (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Manny Albam (arranger)
NYC, February 11, 1957
1. HYJB1594Ten Years LaterVik LX 1096
2. HYJB1595Here We Go Again-
3. HYJB1596Four Brothers-
4. HYJB1597Four In Hand-
5. HYJB1598Swingin' Door-
6. HYJB1599Aged In The Wood-
7. HYJB1600So Blue-
8. HYJB1601The Pretty One-
9. HYJB1602Four And One More-
10. HYJB1603A Quick One-
* Vik LX 1096   Zoot Sims - The Four Brothers... Together Again!

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Mose Allison (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
NYC, March 27, 1957
102100You're A Lucky GuyCoral CRL 57171
102101Halley's Comet-
102102Chasin' The Blues-
102103Two Funky People-
102104The Wailing Boat-
102105Brandy 'N Beer-
102106Gone With The WindCoral CRL 57149
102107Just You, Just MeCoral CRL 57171
102108It's A Wonderful World-
* Coral CRL 57171   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot
* Coral CRL 57149   Various Artists - Jazz Cornucopia

Manny Albam And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 2, 1957
102148My Sweetie Went AwayCoral CRL 57173, CRL 57224
102149Am I BlueCoral CRL 57149
* Coral CRL 57173   Manny Albam - The Jazz Greats Of Our Time, Vol. 2
* Coral CRL 57224   The Jazz Story As Told By Steve Allen 5/6
= Coral CJE 100   The Jazz Story As Told By Steve Allen
* Coral CRL 57149   Various Artists - Jazz Cornucopia

Manny Albam And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, April 3, 1957
102150See Here Miss BromleyCoral CRL 57173
102151Poor Dr. Willmoss-
102152All Too Soon-
* Coral CRL 57173   Manny Albam - The Jazz Greats Of Our Time, Vol. 2

Manny Albam And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, April 4, 1957
102153Minor MattersCoral CRL 57173
102154Latined Fractured-
102155Blues From Neither Coast-
* Coral CRL 57173   Manny Albam - The Jazz Greats Of Our Time, Vol. 2

Joe Newman - Zoot Sims Quintet

Joe Newman (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) John Acea (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1957
Bassin' AroundRama RLP 1003
Corky-
Mambo For Joe-
Midnight Fantasy-
Oh Joe-
Oh Shay-
Similar Souls-
Susette-
Tater Pie-
Woolafunt's Lament-
* Rama RLP 1003; Roulette R 52009, SR 52009   Joe Newman/Zoot Sims - Locking Horns

Jazz Goes Broadway

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) Elliot Lawrence (piano, arranger) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Manny Albam (arranger)
NYC, May 7, 1957
H4JB3925Jubilation T. CornponeVik LX 1113
H4JB3926Big D-
H4JB3927If 'N-
H4JB3928Mack The Knife-
* Vik LX 1113   Various Artists - Jazz Goes Broadway

Jazz Goes Broadway

Nick Travis (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Hal McKusick (clarinet, alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) Elliot Lawrence (piano, arranger, conductor) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arranger)
NYC, May 8, 1957
H4JB3929On The Street Where You LiveVik LX 1113
H4JB3930Joey, Joey, Joey-
H4JB3931I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face-
H4JB3932Just In Time-
H4JB3933Standing On The Corner-
H4JB3934Look At 'Er-
* Vik LX 1113   Various Artists - Jazz Goes Broadway

Gerry Mulligan And The Sax Section

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Allen Eager, Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Freddie Green (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Four And One MooreWorld Pacific PJ-1237; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2; Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H
Crazy DayWorld Pacific STEREO-104, PJ-1237; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
TurnstileWorld Pacific EP4-67, PJ-1237; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
SextetWorld Pacific EP4-67, PJ-1237; Pacific Jazz PJ-100; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
Disc Jockey JumpWorld Pacific STEREO-104, S-210, PJ-1237, DJ-2; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
Venus De MiloWorld Pacific EP4-67, PJ-1237; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
RevelationWorld Pacific PJ-1237, HFS-2; Blue Note BN-LA532-H2
Disc Jockey Jump (alt. take)World Pacific WP-1257
* World Pacific PJ-1237, ST-1237, ST-1001   The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Vol. 1
= Pacific Jazz 7243 8 33575 2 9   The Gerry Mulligan Songbook
* Blue Note BN-LA532-H2   Gerry Mulligan/Lee Konitz - Revelation
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. II
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!
* World Pacific DJ-2   Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition: A Taste Of The Best From World Pacific
* World Pacific HFS-2   Various Artists - Something For Both Ears! $2.98
= World Pacific WP-1291, ST-1291   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 3: Something For Both Ears
* World Pacific WP-1257, JWC-514, ST-1015   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!
* World Pacific S-210   Gerry Mulligan - When Your Lover Has Gone / Disc Jockey Jump
* World Pacific EP4-67   The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Vol. 1
* World Pacific STEREO-104   Gerry Mulligan - Disc Jockey Jump / Crazy Day

1958

Toots Thielemans Nontet

Al Epstein (alto,baritone saxophone) Danny Bank, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger)
NYC, January 24, 1958
104174Clap Yo' HandsDecca DL 9204
104175Them There Eyes-
104176Early Autumn-
104177You Took Advantage Of Me-
* Decca DL 9204   Jean 'Toots' Thielemans - Time Out For Toots

Jack Kerouac

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, piano) Jack Kerouac (narrator)
NYC, circa spring 1958
American HaikusHanover HM 5006; Rhino/Wordbeat R 70939
Hard Hearted Old Farmer-
The Last Hotel (From Tangiers Blues)-
Some Of Dharma-
Poems From The Unpublished "Book Of Blues"-
Old Western MoviesRhino/Wordbeat R 70939
Conclusion Of The Railroad Earth-
* Hanover HM 5006; Hanover HMS 5006   Jack Kerouac - Blues And Haikus
* Rhino/Wordbeat R 70939   The Jack Kerouac Collection

Manny Albam And His Orchestra

Donald Byrd, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jim Dahl, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Dick Katz (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 8, 1958
ThruwayDot DLP 9004, DLP 25879
The Nether RegionsDot DLP 9004
* Dot DLP 9004, DLP 29004   Manny Albam - Jazz New York
* Dot DLP 25879   Various Artists - The Classic Collection Contemporary - The Great Jazz Men, Vol. 2

The Concert 23.6.1958

Stu Hamer (trumpet -9) Willie Dennis (trombone -4,5,8,9) Adi Feuerstein (alto saxophone -7) Gerd Husemann (alto saxophone -7, tenor saxophone -9) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1/5,8,9, clarinet -6, alto saxophone -7) Hans Koller (tenor saxophone -3/5,8,9, clarinet -6, alto saxophone -7,9) Helmut Brandt (baritone saxophone -8,9) Roland Kovac (piano -1/5,7/9) Lasse Werner (piano -9) Peter Trunk (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Baden-Baden, West Germany, June 23, 1958
1.Allen's Alley (Wee)Jazzline (G) JL 20829
2.Tangerine-
3.All The Things You Are-
4.Blue NightsJazzline (G) 11300
5.I'll Remember April-
6.Minor Meeting For Two ClarinetsJazzline (G) JL 20829
7.Open Door-
8.Trottin'Jazzline (G) 11300
9.Walkin'-
* Jazzline (G) JL 20829, (G) 11300   Various Artists - Radio Tapes: The Concert, 23.6.1958

Larry Sonn And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Ernie Royal, Larry Sonn, Nick Travis, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jim Dahl, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone, arranger) Tony Scott (clarinet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone) Dick Katz (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arranger)
NYC, June 24, 1958
A Stranger In TownDot DLP 9005
Ain't It The Truth-
Levy's LeapDot DLP 9005, DLP 25879
Music For Drowning Your TroublesDot DLP 9005
* Dot DLP 9005, DLP 29005   Larry Sonn - Jazz Band Having A Ball
* Dot DLP 25879   Various Artists - The Classic Collection Contemporary - The Great Jazz Men, Vol. 2

Zoot Sims - Hans Koller Quintet

Hans Koller (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Hans Hammerschmid (piano) Peter Trunk (bass) Rudi Sehring (drums)
Cologne, West Germany, August 10, 1958
Blues Around JoeBrunswick (G) 10814 EPB
Minor Meeting-
Cohn's Limit-
* Brunswick (G) 10814 EPB   Zoot Sims - Zoot Meets Hans

Jazz From Carnegie Hall

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Phineas Newborn (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Free Trade Hall", Manchester, England, September 20, 1958
Yardbird SuiteIAJRC CD 1010
Bohemia After Dark-
* IAJRC CD 1010   Oscar Pettiford - First Bass

Jazz From Carnegie Hall

J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Red Garland, Phineas Newborn (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 22, 1958
C Jam Bluesunissued
Star Eyes-
Lover Man-
Sunday-
Willow Weep For Me-

Jazz From Carnegie Hall

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Berlin, West Germany, September 28, 1958
SundayUnique Jazz UJ 25
Willow Weep For Me-
* Unique Jazz UJ 25   Various Artists - The All Stars "Live" European Concert

Jazz From Carnegie Hall

J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Red Garland, Phineas Newborn (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 28, 1958
This Can't Be Loveunissued
Bag's Groove-
Daahoud-
Tenderly-
Makin' Whoopee-
Sunday-
Willow Weep For Me-
C Jam Blues-

Jazz From Carnegie Hall

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
probably Stockholm, Sweden, circa September, 1958
Yardbird SuiteUnique Jazz UJ 25
* Unique Jazz UJ 25   Various Artists - The All Stars "Live" European Concert

Teddy Charles And His Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Beltone Studios, NYC, late 1958
Air Mail Special (Airmail Special)Bethlehem 11084, BCP 6032
Midnight SunBethlehem BCP 6032
Flyin' HomeBethlehem 11084, BCP 6032
StardustBethlehem BCP 6032
* Bethlehem BCP 6032   Teddy Charles And His Sextet - Salute To Hamp
= Bethlehem 20-40082   Teddy Charles - The Vibraphone Players Of Bethlehem, Vol. 1
* Bethlehem 11084   Teddy Charles - Air Mail Special / Flyin' Home

Betty Blake

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Roland Alexander (tenor saxophone, flute) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Addison Farmer, Eustis Guillemet (bass) Charlie Persip, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Betty Blake (vocals)
NYC, late 1958
Let There Be LoveBethlehem 11099, BCP 6058
I'll Be AroundBethlehem BCP 6058
Moon And Sand-
Trouble Is A Man-
Love Is Just Around The Corner-
Lilac Wine-
It's So Peaceful In The Country-
While We're Young-
Blue Fool-
All Of You-
Don't Say Love Has Ended-
Out Of This WorldBethlehem 11099, BCP 6058
* Bethlehem BCP 6058   Betty Blake Sings In A Tender Mood
* Bethlehem 11099   Betty Blake - Out Of This World / Let There Be Love

Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Octet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1958
Stretching OutUnited Artists UAL 4023
Now Will You Be Good-
Pennies From Heaven-
King Porter-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Bee Kay-
* United Artists UAL 4023, UAS 5023   Zoot Sims/Bob Brookmeyer - Stretching Out

1959

Bill Potts Big Band

Harry Edison, Art Farmer, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt, Frank Rehak, Earl Swope (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Herbie Powell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Bill Potts (arranger, conductor)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 13, 14 & 15, 1959
I Loves You, PorgyUnited Artists UAL 4032, UAL 4043
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess-
Summertime-
A Woman Is A Sometime Thing-
I Got Plenty Of Nuttin'-
Bess, You Is My Woman Now-
Clara Clara-
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York-
Medley: Prayer / Strawberry / Honey Man / Crab Man-
Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way-
My Man's Gone Now-
It Takes A Long Pull To Get There-
It Ain't Necessarily So-
* United Artists UAL 4032, UAS 5032   Bill Potts - The Jazz Soul Of Porgy And Bess
* United Artists UAL 4043, UAS 5043   Bill Potts - The Jazz Soul Of Porgy And Bess

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Mose Allison (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 6, 1959
Lover Come Back To MeUnited Artists UAL 4040
It Had To Be You-
* United Artists UAL 4040, UAS 5040   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Phil Woods - Jazz Alive! A Night At The Half Note

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet With Phil Woods

Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Mose Allison (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 7, 1959
Wee DotUnited Artists UAL 4040
After You've Gone-
* United Artists UAL 4040, UAS 5040   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Phil Woods - Jazz Alive! A Night At The Half Note

Irene Kral With Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Joe Venuto (percussion) Irene Kral (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February, 1959
Too Late The SpringUnited Artists UAL 3052
Run Don't Walk-
The Best Time Of The Day-
Yes-
There He Goes-
And Even Then-
Houseboat-
Cool Blue-
What Is A Woman-
Spring Is Where You Are-
Impossible-
Pleasant Dreams-
* United Artists UAL 3052, UAS 6052   Irene Kral - Steveireneo!

Clarence "Big" Miller

Pat Brooks (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Turk Van Lake, Chuck Wayne (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Big Miller (vocals)
NYC, February, 1959
Five O'Clock BluesUnited Artists UAL 3047
Good Old Guy-
Red Sun Blues-
Cool Saturday Night-
Pat Brooks (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Billy Bauer, Barry Galbraith (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Big Miller (vocals)
Mr. Blues Child-
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
* United Artists UAL 3047, UAS 6047   Big Miller - Did You Ever Hear The Blues

Lambert, Hendricks And Ross With Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet / The Swingers

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ed Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Annie Ross (vocals)
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1959
AireginWorld Pacific WP-1264, JWC-511
Babe's BluesWorld Pacific WP-1264
JackieWorld Pacific X-803, S-202, WP-1264
Swingin' Till The Girls Come HomeWorld Pacific WP-1264
Four-
Little Niles-
WhereWorld Pacific S-202, WP-1264
Airegin (alt. take)World Pacific S-201, WP-1289
* World Pacific WP-1264, ST-1025; Affinity (E) AFF 131   Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - The Swingers!
* World Pacific JWC-511, ST-1031   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* World Pacific S-202   Annie Ross - Jackie / Jon Hendricks - Where
* World Pacific S-201   Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - Airegin / Love Makes The World Go 'Round
* World Pacific X-803   The Swingers - Love Makes The World Go 'Round / Jackie

Lambert, Hendricks And Ross With Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet / The Swingers

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ed Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Annie Ross (vocals)
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 24, 1959
Dark CloudWorld Pacific WP-1264
Now's The TimeWorld Pacific STEREO-117, WP-1264
Love Makes The World Go 'RoundWorld Pacific STEREO-117, X-803, S-201, WP-1264
* World Pacific WP-1264, ST-1025; Affinity (E) AFF 131   Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - The Swingers!
* World Pacific S-201   Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - Airegin / Love Makes The World Go 'Round
* World Pacific STEREO-117   Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - Love Makes The World Go 'Round / Now's The Time
* World Pacific X-803   The Swingers - Love Makes The World Go 'Round / Jackie

Sonny Payne Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Sonny Payne (drums)
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 24, 1959
Clap Hands, Here Comes CharleyWorld Pacific WP-1261
* World Pacific WP-1261, ST-1022   Sonny Payne/Mel Lewis/Benny Barth/Armando Peraza/Ray Mosca - More Drums On Fire!

Mel Lewis Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1959
BrushesWorld Pacific WP-1261; Pacific Jazz PJ-20
* World Pacific WP-1261, ST-1022   Sonny Payne/Mel Lewis/Benny Barth/Armando Peraza/Ray Mosca - More Drums On Fire!
* Pacific Jazz PJ-20   Zoot Sims - Choice

Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): same session
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1959
Bones For ZootPacific Jazz PJ-3
* Pacific Jazz PJ-3, ST-20139   Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal

Annie Ross With Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Annie Ross (vocals)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1959
Everything I've Got Belongs To YouWorld Pacific STEREO-113, S-203, WP-1285, WP-1289
I Didn't Know About YouWorld Pacific WP-1285
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore-
I Was Doin' AllrightWorld Pacific STEREO-113, S-203, WP-1285
You Took Advantage Of MeWorld Pacific WP-1285
* World Pacific WP-1285, ST-1285   Annie Ross - A Gasser!
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* World Pacific S-203   Annie Ross - I Was Doin' Allright / Everything I've Got Belongs To You
* World Pacific STEREO-113   Annie Ross/Zoot Sims - Everything I've Got Belongs To You / I Was Doing All Right

Annie Ross With Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Annie Ross (vocals)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Invitation To The BluesWorld Pacific WP-1285
Lucky Day-
Frank Capp (drums) replaces Lewis
Nobody's Baby-
* World Pacific WP-1285, ST-1285   Annie Ross - A Gasser!

Zoot Sims - Russ Freeman Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
You're Driving Me CrazyWorld Pacific JWC-511; Pacific Jazz PJ-20
Funky Old Blues (Funky Old You) (Choice Blues)World Pacific JWC-512, ST-1029; Pacific Jazz PJ-20
* World Pacific JWC-511, ST-1031   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5
* Pacific Jazz PJ-20   Zoot Sims - Choice
* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific ST-1029   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger -4) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (alto saxophone, flute) Benny Golson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Nat Pierce (arranger -2) Al Cohn (arranger -5) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, May 27 & 28, 1959
1. 18644-11 | PB2043Along Came BettyMercury MG 20444
2. 18645-12 | PB2044I Remember Clifford-
3. 18646-9 | PB2045Whisper Not-
4. 18647-4 | PB2046The Gypsy-
5. 18648-9 | PB2047Tickle-Toe-
6. 18649-10 | PB2048Daylie DoubleMercury (J) 195J-30
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Frank Wess, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, June 16, 1959
18642-17 | PB2041Moanin'Mercury 71489x45, MG 20444, MGD 2-13, PPSD 1-12
18717-17 | PB2115The Birth Of A BandMercury 71546x45, MG 20444, SRM 2-623
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MGD 2-13, SRD 2-13   Various Artists - Galaxy 30
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury SRM 2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mercury 71489x45   Quincy Jones - The Preacher / Moanin'
* Mercury 71546x45   Quincy Jones - A Change Of Pace / The Birth Of A Band

Ray Charles With Quincy Jones' Orchestra

Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones, Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming, Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, June 23, 1959
3571Let The Good Times RollAtlantic EP 619, LP 1312
3572Alexander's Ragtime BandAtlantic EP 619, LP 1312, LP 8094
3573'Deed I DoAtlantic LP 1312
3953Let The Good Times Roll (edited version)Atlantic 2047, LP 8064, LP 8137
* Atlantic LP 1312, SD 1312   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8137, SD 8137   Various Artists - Solid Gold Soul, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 619   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2047   Ray Charles - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' / Let The Good Times Roll

Chet Baker Septet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Earl May (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
NYC, July 21, 1959
I Could Have Danced All NightRiverside RLP 12-307
Thank Heaven For Little Girls-
I Talk To The Trees-
Show Me-
* Riverside RLP 12-307, RLP 1152; Original Jazz Classics OJC 137, OJCCD 137-2   Chet Baker Plays The Best Of Lerner And Loewe

Chet Baker Septet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Bob Corwin (piano) Earl May (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1959
I've Grown Accustomed To Her FaceRiverside RLP 12-307
The Heather On The Hill-
On The Street Where You Live-
Almost Like Being In Love-
* Riverside RLP 12-307, RLP 1152; Original Jazz Classics OJC 137, OJCCD 137-2   Chet Baker Plays The Best Of Lerner And Loewe

Art Farmer And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Joe Ferrante, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Nick Travis (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda (French horn) James McAllister (tuba) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Spencer Sinatra (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Tommy Lopez, Jose Mangual, Willie Rodriguez (percussion) Al Cohn (director) Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
NYC, July 29 & 30, 1959
The Aztec SuiteUnited Artists UAL 4062
Heat Wave-
Delirio-
Woody'n You-
Drum Negrita-
Alone Together-
* United Artists UAL 4062, UAS 5062   Art Farmer - The Aztec Suite

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Nat Adderley (cornet) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, July 31, 1959
Blues For Indian JimSurrey S 1032; Jazzland JLP 17
The Swinging Machine-
Johnny On The Spot-
* Jazzland JLP 17, JLP 917   Woody Herman - The Fourth Herd
* Surrey S 1032   Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Bob Prince And His Orchestra

Hal McKusick (soprano saxophone) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Herb Geller (alto saxophone -4/11) Al Cohn, Morty Lewis, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Georgie Auld, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -4/11) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Al Epstein (baritone saxophone -1/3,8/11) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone -4/7) Shelly Gold (bass saxophone) Dick Katz (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Bob Prince (arranger)
NYC, July-August, 1959
1.Four BrothersWarner Bros. W 1336
2.Sometimes I'm Happy-
3.Early Autumn-
4.Broadway-
5.A Night In Tunisia-
6.Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
7.The Gypsy-
8.Fugue For Tinhorns-
9.Tickle Toe-
10.Sweet And Lovely-
11.Axmobile-
* Warner Bros. W 1336, WS 1336   Bob Prince - Saxes Inc.

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Nat Adderley (cornet) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, August 1, 1959
PanatelaSurrey S 1032; Jazzland JLP 17, JLP 1001
In A Misty MoodSurrey S 1032; Jazzland JLP 17
Catty Corner-
* Jazzland JLP 17, JLP 917   Woody Herman - The Fourth Herd
* Jazzland JLP 1001   Various Artists - The Stars Of Jazz 1961
* Surrey S 1032   Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Woody Herman's Big New Herd

Conte Candoli, Bill Chase, Frank Huggins, Ray Linn, Al Porcino (trumpet) Urbie Green, Bill Smiley, Si Zentner (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet) Don Lanphere (alto,tenor saxophone) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Med Flory (baritone saxophone) Victor Feldman (piano, vibraphone) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 3, 1959
3959Scoobie DoobieAtlantic LP 1328
3960Four Brothers-
3961Like Some Blues Man-
3962Monterey Apple Tree-
3963The Magpie-
3964Skylark-
* Atlantic LP 1328, SD 1328   Woody Herman's Big New Herd At The Monterey Jazz Festival

The Manhattan Jazz All-Stars

Bobby Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 4, 1959
CO63923My Time Of DayColumbia CL 1426
CO63924Follow The Fold-
CO63925Luck Be A Lady-
* Columbia CL 1426, CS 8223   The Manhattan Jazz All-Stars - Swinging Guys And Dolls

Marion Evans Big Band

John Bello, Burt Collins, Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Sy Berger, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Dick Meldonian, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Marion Evans (arranger, director)
NYC, November 19, 1959
You're My ThrillEpic LN 3663
I'll Never Say "Never Again" Again-
It Had To Be You-
Margie-
* Epic LN 3663, BNS 558   Marion Evans - Ted McNabb & Co.: Big Band Swing

The Teddy Charles Group

Sam Most (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Dave McKenna (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Yale University", New Haven, CT, November 21, 1959
RifftideBethlehem BCP 6044
Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Too Close For Comfort-
These Foolish Things-
* Bethlehem BCP 6044   The Teddy Charles Group - On Campus! Ivy League Jazz Concert

Marion Evans Big Band

John Bello, Burt Collins, John Frosk, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Sy Berger, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Herb Geller, Dick Meldonian (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) John Drew (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Marion Evans (arranger, director)
NYC, November 23, 1959
Close As Pages In A BookEpic LN 3663
Mountain Greenery-
Blue Moon-
Lover-
* Epic LN 3663, BNS 558   Marion Evans - Ted McNabb & Co.: Big Band Swing

Marion Evans Big Band

John Bello, Burt Collins, Al DeRisi, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Sy Berger, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Dick Meldonian, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) John Drew (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Marion Evans (arranger, director): Al DeRisi, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) replaces Frosk, Glow, Geller
NYC, November 25, 1959
Three Little WordsEpic LN 3663
Spring Is Here-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
That Old Feeling-
* Epic LN 3663, BNS 558   Marion Evans - Ted McNabb & Co.: Big Band Swing

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Septet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Al Cohn (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Bill Elton (arranger)
NYC, late 1950s
The Nearness Of YouJass Records Jass Twelve
I Get Along Without You Very Well-
Skylark-
Up A Lazy River-
Stardust-
Old Rockin' Chair-
Georgia On My Mind-
Tow Sleepy People-
* Jass Records Jass Twelve; Jass JCD 5   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Happy Over Hoagy

1960

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Mose Allison (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 4, 1960
Halley's CometChazzer 2004
Ah-More (Ah-Moore)-
Gone With The Wind-
Just You, Just Me-
Medley: Jumpin' With Symphony Sid / Morning Fun-
* Chazzer 2004   The Vibes Are On Sonny Stitt-Gene Ammons/Al Cohn-Zoot Sims

Booker Ervin Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Booker Ervin, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1960
The Blue BookBethlehem BCP 6048
Git ItBethlehem 11093, BCP 6048
Little Jane-
The Book CooksBethlehem BCP 6048
Poor ButterflyBethlehem BCP 6048, BCP 6065
* Bethlehem BCP 6048   Booker Ervin - The Book Cooks
* Bethlehem BCP 6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11093   Booker Ervin - Git It / Little Jane

Rocky Cole Septet

Zoot Sims, Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Steve Perlow (baritone saxophone) Rocky Cole (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, May, 1960
Will You Still Be MineRoulette R 25113
The Glory Of Love-
I Wish I Were In Love Again-
I Can't Get Started-
Squeeze Me-
Little Girl-
C'est La Vie-
Let's Do It-
P.S. I Love You-
I Remember You-
The Late Late Show-
Caravan-
* Roulette R 25113, SR 25113   Rocky Cole - Smooth And Rocky

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1/6,8/10, clarinet -7) Mose Allison (piano) Major Holley (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, June 1 & 3, 1960
1. 20110The NoteMercury MG 20606
2. 20111You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
3. 20112A Pair Of Deucesunissued
4. 20113You 'N MeMercury MG 20606
5. 20114On The Alamo-
6. 20115The Opener-
7. 20116Angel Eyes-
8. 20117Awful Lonely-
9. 20118Love For Sale-
10. 20119Improvisation For Unaccompanied Saxophones-
* Mercury MG 20606, SR 60606; Universal (J) UCCM 9121   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - You 'N Me

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Wayne Andre (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Dick Meldonian (alto saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 25 & 27, 1960
26652Out Of This World (remake)Verve MGV 8388
26653 | 63VK636Django's Castle (remake)Verve MGV 8388, V/V6 8567
26654Bweebida Bwobbida (remake)Verve MGV 8388
26655Sweet And Slow (remake)-
26749You Took Advantage Of Me-
26750 | 63VK635My Funny ValentineVerve MGV 8388, V/V6 8567
26751BroadwayVerve MGV 8388
* Verve MGV 8388   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions
* Verve V/V6 8567   The Essential Gerry Mulligan

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July, 1960
6578Jive At FiveBethlehem 11094, BCP 6051
Jive At Five (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
Doggin' AroundBethlehem 3012, BCP 6051
Doggin' Around (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
AvalonBethlehem BCP 6051
Avalon (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
I Cried For YouBethlehem BCP 6051
Bill BaileyBethlehem 3012, BCP 6051, BCP 6065
Bill Bailey (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
Goodnight SweetheartBethlehem BCP 6051
Goodnight Sweetheart (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
There'll Be Some Changes MadeBethlehem BCP 6051
There'll Be Some Changes Made (alt. take)Bethlehem 20-40072
6579I've Heard That Blues BeforeBethlehem 11094, BCP 6051
* Bethlehem BCP 6051, 20-40072   Zoot Sims - Down Home
* Bethlehem BCP 6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11094   Zoot Sims - Jive At Five / I've Heard That Blues Before
* Bethlehem 3012   Zoot Sims - Doggin' Around / Bill Bailey

George Williams Big Band

Art Farmer, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Sam Marowitz, Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) George Williams (arranger, conductor)
Webster Hall, NYC, July, 1960
FrenesiUnited Artists UAL 3076
I Can't Get Started-
Music Makers-
Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
Smoke Rings-
I'll Never Smile Again-
Rose Of The Rio Grande-
Bernie Leighton (piano) replaces Jones
Blue And Sentimental-
Swanee River-
That's What You Think-
Adios-
Celery Stalks At Midnight-
* United Artists UAL 3076, UAS 6076   George Williams - Put On Your Dancing Shoes

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Eddie Caine, Romeo Penque, Gene Quill, Sol Schlinger, Zoot Sims (saxophones) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Buddy Clark, George Duvivier (bass) Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip (drums, percussion) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
Webster Hall, NYC, August 24, 1960
L2PB3830Son Of A DrumRCA Victor LPM 2312
L2PB3831Brushmanship-
L2PB3832Dr. Skin And Mr. Hide-
* RCA Victor LPM 2312, LSP 2312   Al Cohn - Son Of Drum Suite

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Eddie Caine, Romeo Penque, Gene Quill, Sol Schlinger, Zoot Sims (saxophones) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Buddy Clark, George Duvivier (bass) Jimmy Cobb, Gus Johnson, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip (drums, percussion) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor): Gus Johnson (drums, percussion) replaces Hayes
Webster Hall, NYC, August 26, 1960
L2PB3833Five Drums In Four-Four TimeRCA Victor LPM 2312
L2PB3834Drums Loco-
L2PB3835Drum Smoke-
* RCA Victor LPM 2312, LSP 2312   Al Cohn - Son Of Drum Suite

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Bob Donovan (alto saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Santa Monica Auditorium", Santa Monica, CA, October 1, 1960
61VK547Come Rain Or Come ShineVerve V/V6 8438
61VK548The Red Door-
61VK549Go Home-
As Catch CanMosaic MD4-221
Young Blood-
Blueport-
* Verve V/V6 8438   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band On Tour
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Donovan (alto saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone)
live in Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1960
61VK551Theme From "I Want To Live"Verve V/V6 8438
* Verve V/V6 8438   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band On Tour
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Donovan (alto saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): same personnel
live in Milan, Italy, November 14, 1960
61VK545Go HomeVerve V/V6 8438
61VK546Apple Core-
61VK550Barbara's Theme-
* Verve V/V6 8438   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band On Tour
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions

1961

The Three Bosses With Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Blue Note Cafe", Paris, France, January, 1961
Groovin' HighMythic Sound MS 6005-1
Taking A Chance On Love-
Blue Bud Blues / 52nd Street Theme-
* Mythic Sound MS 6005-1, MS 6005-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 5 - Groovin' At The Blue Note, 59-61

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Mose Allison as "Old Grand Happy" (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Cecil "Kid Haffey" Collier (vocals -2,3,7)
NYC, February, 1961
1.P-TownFred Miles Presents FM 1
2.I Like It Like That-
3.Sweet Lorraine-
4.Autumn Leaves-
5.The Thing-
6.I'm Tellin' Ya-
7.Nagasaki-
8.Morning Fun-
* Fred Miles Presents FM 1; Zim ZMS 2002   Zoot Sims And Al Cohn With Cecil "Kid Haffey" Collier - Either Way

Buddy Greco With Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Clark Terry (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Elton, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (reeds) Sanford Gold, Buddy Greco (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Sam Scaffidi (bass) Sol Gubin or George Devens or Bob Marinello or Eddie Costa (drums, percussion) Buddy Greco (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 19, 20 & 21, 1961
Day In, Day OutEpic LN 3793
I Wish I Were In Love Again-
Hey There-
Too Darn Hot-
Once In Love With Amy-
Love-
Around The World-
They Can't Take That Away From Me-
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
Fever-
Secret Love-
I Love Being Here With You-
* Epic LN 3793   Buddy Greco - I Like It Swinging

The Curtis Fuller Quintet

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, summer 1961
Hello, Young LoversEpic LA 16020
Besame Mucho-
Willow Weep For Me-
One Note Samba-
Wee Dot-
Autumn Leaves-
* Epic LA 16020, BA 17020   The Curtis Fuller Quintet - South American Cookin'

Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
"Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
Red DoorFred Miles Presents FM 403; Vee-Jay VJLP 2501
Lover Man-
Ismaaa-
It's All Right With MeFred Miles Presents FM 403; Vee-Jay VJLP 2501; West Wind (G) WW 2015
Autumn Leaves-
Wee DotFred Miles Presents FM 403; West Wind (G) WW 2015
The Red Door-
Halley's CometVee-Jay VJLP 2501; West Wind (G) WW 2015
A Night In TunisiaWest Wind (G) WW 2015
* Fred Miles Presents FM 403   Various Artists - Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs
* Vee-Jay VJLP 2501, VJLPS 2501   Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1: Giants Of The Saxophone
* West Wind (G) WW 2015   Kenny Dorham - Hot Stuff From Brazil

Anita O'Day With Gary McFarland Orchestra

Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis (trombone) Walt Levinsky (clarinet, alto saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Anita O'Day (vocals) Gary McFarland (arranger, director) and others
NYC, October 16, 1961
61VK481One More MileVerve V/V6 8442
61VK482The Ballad Of All The Sad Young MenVerve V/V6 8442, VE2 2534
61VK483Up State-
61VK484You Come A Long Way From St. Louis-
61VK485Senor BluesVerve V/V6 8442
61VK486Boogie BluesVerve V/V6 8442, VE2 2534
61VK487A Woman Alone With The Blues-
61VK488I Want To Sing A SongVerve V/V6 8442
61VK489Night BirdVerve V/V6 8442, VE2 2534
61VK490Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeVerve V/V6 8442
* Verve V/V6 8442   Anita O'Day - All The Sad Young Men
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Stan Tracey (piano) Kenny Napper (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 13-15, 1961
Love For SaleFontana (E) TFL 5176, (E) 683 273 JCL
Gone With The Wind-
Blues In E FlatFontana (E) 680 982 TL
Somebody Loves MeFontana (E) 680 982 TL, (E) 683 273 JCL
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Autumn Leaves-
* Fontana (E) TFL 5176, (E) STFL 588   Zoot Sims - Zoot At Ronnie Scott's
* Fontana (E) 683 273 JCL, (E) 883 273 JCY, (F) FJL 123, (F) FJS 123   Zoot Sims - Cookin'!
* Fontana (E) 680 982 TL, (E) 886 151 TY   Zoot Sims - Solo For Zoot

Zoot Sims Featuring The Ronnie Scott And Jimmy Deuchar Quintet

Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Ronnie Scott, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Stan Tracey (piano) Kenny Napper (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 13-15, 1961
DesperationFontana (E) TFL 5176, (E) 683 273 JCL
* Fontana (E) TFL 5176, (E) STFL 588   Zoot Sims - Zoot At Ronnie Scott's
* Fontana (E) 683 273 JCL, (E) 883 273 JCY, (F) FJL 123, (F) FJS 123   Zoot Sims - Cookin'!

Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Maffy Falay, Roger Guerin (trumpet) Nat Peck, Ake Persson (trombone) Derek Humble (alto saxophone) Karl Drewo, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Francy Boland (piano, arranger) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Cologne, West Germany, December 13, 1961
6733Box 703, Washington D.C.Atlantic LP 1401
6734The Styx-
6735Gloria-
6736Los Bravos-
6737Charon's Ferry-
6738Volutes-
6739Last Train From Overbrook-
* Atlantic LP 1401, SD 1401   Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland - Jazz Is Universal

Zoot Sims - Henri Renaud Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Henri Renaud (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
"Blue Note Cafe", Paris, France, December, 1961
Zoot's BluesUnited Artists UAL 4013
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
Once In A While-
These Foolish Things-
On The Alamo-
Too Close For Comfort-
A Flat Blues-
You Go To My Head-
Stompin' At The Savoy (Savoy)-
* United Artists UAL 4013, UAS 5013   Zoot Sims In Paris

1962

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley (tuba) Charles McCoy (harmonica) Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods (woodwinds) Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott (piano, organ) Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright (guitar) Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) James Johnson (timpani) Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 15, 1962
25135A Taste Of HoneyMercury 72012, MG 20799, MG 20811
25136Shag NastyMercury 72012
25137Dyna-SoarMercury 314 846 630-2
25138SermonetteMercury MG 21050
* Mercury MG 20799, SR 60799; Universal (J) UCCM 9152   Quincy Jones - Plays Hip Hits
* Mercury MG 20811, SR 60811   Various Artists - Broadway's Big Hits
* Mercury MG 21050, SR 61050; Universal (J) UCCM 9154   Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats
* Mercury 314 846 630-2   The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk
* Mercury 72012   Quincy Jones - A Taste Of Honey / Shag Nasty

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Marky Markowitz, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, flute) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone) Eddie Costa (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, July 12, 1962
Mission To MoscowColpix CP 433
The Sochi Boatmen-
Midnight In Moscow-
Let's Dance-
Russian Lullaby-
Red, White And Blue Eyes-
* Colpix CP 433, SCP 433   Various Artists - Jazz Mission To Moscow

Vi Velasco

Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jim Hall (guitar) Vi Velasco (vocals) Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arranger) and others
NYC, August 20, 1962
I Got RhythmColpix CP 438
Recado-
I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'-
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart-
Cheek To Cheek-
And The Angels Sing-
You And I-
Don't Call Joe-
Exactly Like You-
Don't Fool With Love-
* Colpix CP 438, SCP 438   Vi Velasco - Cantando Bossa Nova

Bill Evans Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1962
Loose Bloose (take 2+4)Milestone M 47066
Loose Bloose (alt. take) (take 3)Milestone M 47024, M 47066
Time RememberedMilestone M 47066
Funkallero-
Fudgesickle Built For Four-
* Milestone M 47066   Bill Evans - The Interplay Sessions
= Milestone MCD 9200-2   Bill Evans - Loose Blues
* Milestone M 47024   Bill Evans - Peace Piece And Other Pieces

Bill Evans Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, August 22, 1962
My BellsMilestone M 47066
There Came You-
Fun Ride-
* Milestone M 47066   Bill Evans - The Interplay Sessions
= Milestone MCD 9200-2   Bill Evans - Loose Blues

Zoot Sims Orchestra

Spencer Sinatra (flute) Ronnie Odrich (flute, clarinet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Willie Rodriguez, Ted Sommer (percussion)
NYC, August 28, 1962
Recado Bossa Nova, Part 1&2Colpix CP 435
Cano Canoe-
Contando A Orquestra-
Ciume-
Maria Ninguen-
Sem Saudades De Voce-
Barquinho De Papel-
* Colpix CP 435, SCP 435   Zoot Sims - New Beat Bossa Nova, Vol. 1

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Romeo Penque (oboe) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Dannie Richmond (drums) Grady Tate (percussion) Bob Hammer (arranger) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor)
"Town Hall", NYC, 1st set, October 12, 1962
Freedom, Part 2 (Clark In The Dark)United Artists UAJ 14024
Osmotin' (Osmosis (incomplete))Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Epitaph, Part 1United Artists UAJ 14024
Freedom, Part 1-
Peggy's Blue Skylight (Peggy's Discovery)Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Epitaph, Part 2United Artists UAJ 14024
My Search-
* United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert
* Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Romeo Penque (oboe) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Dannie Richmond (drums) Grady Tate (percussion) Bob Hammer (arranger) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor): same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
PortraitBlue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Duke's Choice (Don't Come Back)United Artists UAJ 14024
Please Don't Come Back From The MoonBlue Note 7243 8 28353 2
In A Mellotone ('Finale)United Artists UAJ 14024
Epitaph, Part 1 (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
* United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert
* Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert

Zoot Sims Orchestra

Phil Bodner, Ronnie Odrich, Jerry Sanfino, Spencer Sinatra (flute, reeds) Sol Schlinger (clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Barry Galbraith, Jim Hall (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin, Tommy Lopez, Willie Rodriguez, Ted Sommer (percussion)
NYC, November, 1962
Bernie's TuneColpix CP 437
Poquito Cantando-
Tickle Toe-
Lonesome Road-
Instant Samba-
They Call The Wind Maria-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Nature Boy-
Reaching For The Moon-
Don't Fool With Love-
* Colpix CP 437, SCP 437   Zoot Sims - New Beat Bossa Nova, Vol. 2

Ralph Burns And His Orchestra

Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Toots Mondello (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (alto,tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) unidentified strings, Ralph Burns (arranger) and others
NYC, 1962
A Foggy DayWarwick W 5001
Moonchild-
Old Devil Moon-
Let's Face The Music And Dance-
Portrait Of Mia-
Day In, Day Out-
A Felicidade-
Blue Holiday-
Bijou-
Love For Sale-
All Of You-
Strike Up The Band-
* Warwick W 5001, W 5001 ST   Ralph Burns - Where There's Burns There's Fire

1963

Jimmy Rushing

Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Urbie Green (trombone) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger)
NYC, January 22 & 23, 1963
Just BecauseColpix CP 446
'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
Heartaches-
I'm Walking Through Heaven With You-
Trouble In Mind-
Ooh Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty-
Please Come Back-
You Always Hurt The One You Love-
Did You Ever-
Bucket's Got A Hole In It-
* Colpix CP 446, SCP 446   Jimmy Rushing - Five Feet Of Soul

Bob Brookmeyer - Lalo Schifrin Orchestra

Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Romeo Penque (reeds) Carmelita Koehler (cello) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Jose Paulo (percussion)
NYC, February 7, 1963
63VK272It's All Right With MeVerve V/V6 8543
63VK273But Not For Me-
63VK274Time After Time-
63VK275Just One Of Those Things-
63VK276What Kind Of Fool Am I-
63VK277Samba Para Dos-
63VK278I Get A Kick Out Of You-
63VK290My Funny Valentine-
* Verve V/V6 8543   Bob Brookmeyer - Samba Para Dos

Jimmy Smith With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) George Dorsey, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 15, 1963
63VK336Walk Right InVerve VK 10298, V/V6 8544
63VK337Trouble In MindVerve V/V6 8544, V6 652-2
63VK338Meditation-
63VK339Blueberry HillVerve VK 10298, V/V6 8544
* Verve V/V6 8544   Jimmy Smith - Hobo Flats
* Verve V6 652-2   Jimmy Smith - 24 Karat Hits
* Verve VK 10298   Jimmy Smith - Walk Right In / Blueberry Hill

Jimmy Smith With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) George Dorsey, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) George Duvivier (bass) Bill Rodriguez (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor): George Duvivier (bass) Bill Rodriguez (drums) replaces Hinton, Johnson
NYC, March 20, 1963
63VK340AHobo Flats, Part 1Verve VK 10283, V/V6 8544, V/V6 8721, VS 201, V6 652-2
63VK340BHobo Flats, Part 2Verve VK 10283, V/V6 8544, V/V6 8721, V6 652-2
63VK341The PreacherVerve V/V6 8544
63VK342I Can't Stop Lovin' You-
* Verve V/V6 8544   Jimmy Smith - Hobo Flats
* Verve V/V6 8721   The Best Of Jimmy Smith
* Verve VS 201   Various Artists - Hits Are On Verve
* Verve V6 652-2   Jimmy Smith - 24 Karat Hits
* Verve VK 10283   Jimmy Smith - Hobo Flats, Part 1&2

Tito Rodriguez Group

Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) unknown (vibraphone) Bernie Leighton (piano) Tito Rodriguez (percussion) unidentified percussion
"Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1963
Mack The KnifeUnited Artists UAL 3286, UAL 3271
SummertimeUnited Artists UAL 3286
Take The "A" Train-
Perdido-
How High The Moon-
You're Driving Me Crazy-
LizaUnited Artists UAL 3271
* United Artists UAL 3286, UAS 6286   Tito Rodriguez - Live At Birdland
* United Artists UAL 3271, UAS 6271   Various Artists - Gershwin Was Great

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley (tuba) Charles McCoy (harmonica) Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods (woodwinds) Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott (piano, organ) Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright (guitar) Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) James Johnson (timpani) Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 9, 1963
Comin' Home BabyMercury 72160, MG 20799
* Mercury MG 20799, SR 60799; Universal (J) UCCM 9152   Quincy Jones - Plays Hip Hits
* Mercury 72160   Quincy Jones - Jive Samba / Comin' Home Baby

Kenyon Hopkins And His Orchestra

Clark Terry (trumpet -1) Joe Newman (trumpet -2) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Kenyon Hopkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 15, 1963
1. 63VK380LissaVerve V/V6 8548
2. 63VK381Bake's Lament-
* Verve V/V6 8548   Kenyon Hopkins - The Yellow Canary

Kenyon Hopkins And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet -1,7,8) Clark Terry (trumpet -2/6,9/11) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass -1,3,7/9) George Duvivier (bass -2,4/6,10,11) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Kenyon Hopkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 16, 1963
1. 63VK382The HangingVerve V/V6 8548
2. 63VK383On The Roof-
3.The Doll-
4.The Menace-
5.Santa Monica Blues-
6.Deserted Canary-
7.The Yellow Canary Juke Box-
8. 63VK384Spindrift-
9. 63VK385Lonesome Canary-
10. 63VK386The Whistling Canary-
11. 63VK399The Yellow Canary-
* Verve V/V6 8548   Kenyon Hopkins - The Yellow Canary

Teddy Charles And The All Stars

Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor saxophone) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 23, 1963
Scheherazade Blue (Korsakoff)United Artists UAL 3365
Love For Three Oranges March (Prokofieff)-
Borodin Bossa Nova (Borodin)-
* United Artists UAL 3365, UAS 6365   Teddy Charles And The All Stars - Russia Goes Jazz

Al Cohn Octet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Nick Brignola (baritone saxophone) John Bunch (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Al Cohn (leader, arranger)
NYC, probably May 2-18, 1963
BelieveNo Label (US) RKO 131542
Madrigal #1-
Madrigal New York-
Nyet (You Will Say No)-
* No Label (US) RKO 131542   Various Artists - Jazz At Liberty: American Musicians Play Soviet Originals Over Radio Liberty

Gene Roland And Friends

Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) John Bunch (piano) John Beal (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor)
NYC, May 23 & 24, 1963
Bottoms UpBrunswick BL 54114
Buzie's Theme-
A Stranger In Town-
Foofnik-
The Great Lie-
The Wrong Blues-
The Gold Dust Twins-
'Round Midnight-
Soft Winds-
A Smo-O-Oth One-
* Brunswick BL 54114, BL 757114   Gene Roland And Friends - Swingin' Friends!

Pepper Adams Octet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Bennie Powell (trombone) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Dannie Richmond as Danny Richman (drums)
NYC, September 12, 1963
Better Git In Your SoulJazz Workshop WSJS 219
Portrait-
Haitian Fight Song-
* Jazz Workshop WSJS 219   Pepper Adams - Plays The Compositions Of Charlie Mingus

Freda Payne

Al DeRisi, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Quentin "Butter" Jackson, Alan Raph (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Freda Payne (vocals) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 17, 1963
11740Sweet PumpkinImpulse! A 53
11741After The Lights Go Down Low-
11742David And Lisaunissued
* Impulse! A 53   Freda Payne - After The Lights Go Down Low And Much More!!!

Freda Payne

Al DeRisi, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Quentin "Butter" Jackson, Alan Raph (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Freda Payne (vocals) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, September 18, 1963
11743Blue PianoImpulse! A 53
11744Awaken My Lonely One-
11745Sweet September-
11746The Things We Love To Do-
* Impulse! A 53   Freda Payne - After The Lights Go Down Low And Much More!!!

1964

Ella Fitzgerald With Frank DeVol Orchestra

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
NYC, March 3, 1964
64VK281There I've Said It Againunissued
64VK282How High The MoonVerve V/V6 4064
64VK283Pete Kelly's Blues-
64VK284Memories Of You-
64VK285Lullaby Of The Leaves-
* Verve V/V6 4064   Ella Fitzgerald - Hello, Dolly!

Ella Fitzgerald With Frank DeVol Orchestra

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra: same personnel
NYC, March 4, 1964
64VK286I'll See You In My Dreamsunissued
64VK287My ManVerve V/V6 4064
64VK288The Thrill Is GoneVerve V/V6 4064, V/V6 8720
64VK289There Are Such Thingsunissued
64VK290Miss Otis RegretsVerve V/V6 4064, 2V6S 8817
64VK291Volare-
* Verve V/V6 4064   Ella Fitzgerald - Hello, Dolly!
* Verve V/V6 8720   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald
* Verve 2V6S 8817   The History Of Ella Fitzgerald

Jimmy Raney Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, March 11 & 12, 1964
Hold MeMainstream 56013
A Primera VezMainstream 56013, MRL 358
Presente De Natal-
Morning Of The Carnival (Carnival Day)-
Este Seu Olhar-
Betaminus-
Move It-
All Across The City-
Coisa Mais Linda-
How About YouMainstream 56013
* Mainstream 56013, S/6013   Jimmy Raney - Two Jims And Zoot
= Mainstream MDCD 726   Zoot Sims/Jimmy Raney/Jim Hall - Two Jims And Zoot
* Mainstream MRL 358   Zoot Sims/Jimmy Raney/Jim Hall - Otra Vez

1965 (age 40)

Sonny Stitt - Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sonny Stitt (tenor,alto saxophone) John Young (piano) Sam Kidd (bass) Phil Thomas (drums)
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, January 25, 1965
13690KateaCadet LP 760; Chess 2ACMJ 405
13691I Want To Go Home-
13692Look Down That Lonesome RoadCadet LP 760, 2CA 50039; Chess 2ACMJ 405
13693The SaberCadet LP 760; Chess 2ACMJ 405
13694My Blue Heaven-
13695Fools Rush In-
* Cadet LP 760   Sonny Stitt/Zoot Sims - Inter-Action
* Chess 2ACMJ 405   Sonny Stitt/Zoot Sims - Interaction
* Cadet 2CA 50039   Sonny Stitt - I Cover The Waterfront

Sonny Stitt Orchestra

Thad Jones, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Roger Kellaway or Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, February, 1965
Hello, DollyColpix CP 499
Better All The Time-
You'd Better Love Me-
Night Song-
A Room Without Windows-
Gimme Some-
Loads Of Love-
If I Gave You-
* Colpix CP 499, SCP 499   Sonny Stitt - Broadway Soul

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims - Richie Kamuca Sextet

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave Frishberg (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, October 29, 1965
BroadwayPumpkin 108; Philology (It) W 41.2
Tickle Toe-
* Pumpkin 108   Zoot Sims - Suitably Zoot
* Philology (It) W 41.2   Various Artists - Directly From The Half Note

Jimmy Rushing

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave Frishberg (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, October 29, 1965
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMontage 20; Philology (It) W 41.2
I Want A Little Girl-
Everyday (I Have The Blues)Philology (It) W 41.2
Sent For You Yesterday-
* Montage 20   Jimmy Rushing - Mr. Five By Five "Live"
* Philology (It) W 41.2   Various Artists - Directly From The Half Note

Zoot Sims - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Roger Kellaway (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, November 26, 1965
On The AlamoPumpkin 108
The King-
* Pumpkin 108   Zoot Sims - Suitably Zoot

Tony Bennett

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Tony Bennett (vocals) Johnny Mandel (director) Al Cohn (arranger) and others
NYC, December 29, 1965
CO87409The Trolley Song (From "Meet Me In St. Louis")Columbia CL 2472
* Columbia CL 2472, CS 9272   Tony Bennett - The Movie Song Album

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Septet

Peter King (alto,tenor saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jackie Sharpe (tenor,baritone saxophone) Stan Tracey (piano) Rick Laird (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
London, England, December, 1965
ShoftWorld Record Club (E) TP 714
Haunted Jazzclub-
Zoot's Tune-
Cockle Row-
Pete's Tune, No. 1-
Flaming June-
Mr. George-
Pete's Tune, No. 2-
* World Record Club (E) TP 714; World Record Club (E) STP 714   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot In London

1966

Jimmy Rushing

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave Frishberg (piano) Major Holley (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, January 7, 1966
You Can Depend On MeMontage 20
Russian Lullaby-
* Montage 20   Jimmy Rushing - Mr. Five By Five "Live"

Jimmy Rushing

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave Frishberg (piano) Major Holley (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals): same personnel
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, January 28, 1966
Everyday (I Have The Blues)Montage 20
'Deed I Do-
* Montage 20   Jimmy Rushing - Mr. Five By Five "Live"

Gary McFarland And His Orchestra

Bill Berry, John Frosk, Bernie Glow, Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Richie Kamuca (tenor,baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, English horn) Jerome Richardson (baritone,alto,soprano saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Gary McFarland (vibraphone, marimba, arranger, conductor) Sam Brown, Gabor Szabo (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Joe Cocuzzo (drums) Tommy Lopez (percussion)
Lincoln Center Philharmonic Hall, NYC, February 6, 1966
90490Winter Colors: An Early Morning River Stroll / Grey Afternoon / January JubileeImpulse! A 9112
90491Willie-
90492Sage Hands-
90493Bygones And Boogie (Boogie And Out)-
90494Mountain HeirImpulse! A 9112, AS 9204-2
90495Milo's Other SambaImpulse! A 9112
I'll Write You A Poemunissued
Hiro's Mood-
Reinstatement Blues-
Pecos Pete-
Straight, No Chaser-
* Impulse! A 9112   Gary McFarland - Profiles
= Impulse! IA 9340-2   Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series, Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers
* Impulse! AS 9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits

Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz

Burt Collins, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Al Dailey (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 3, 1966
101574Ricardo's DilemmaVerve V/V6 8743
101575St. Louis BluesVerve V/V6 8677
101576Patterns For Orchestraunissued
101577I Remember BirdVerve V/V6 8677
* Verve V/V6 8743   Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson
* Verve V/V6 8677   Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1

Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz

Nat Adderley, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor): Nat Adderley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Jones (piano) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) replaces Collins, Dailey, Kraus
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1966
101578Twelve Tone Blues (Patterns For Orchestra)Verve V/V6 8743
101579Sidewalks Of New York-
101580Greensleeves-
101581John Brown's BluesVerve VK 10483, V/V6 8677
* Verve V/V6 8743   Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson
* Verve V/V6 8677   Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Verve VK 10483   Leonard Feather - John Brown's Blues / Johnny Hodges/Earl Hines - C Jam Blues

Zoot Sims With Gary McFarland Orchestra

unknown (English horn, oboe, French horn, acoustic guitar, bass, drums) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, vocals) David Snell (harp) 11 violins, 4 violas, 2 celli, Jack Parnell (conductor) Gary McFarland (arranger)
London, England, November 28, 1966
Old FolksImpulse! A 9131
I Wish I Knew-
Once We Loved-
It's A Blue World-
September Song-
Once I Could Have Loved-
You Go To My Head-
Does The Sun Really Shine On The Moon-
* Impulse! A 9131   Zoot Sims - Waiting Game

Zoot Sims With Gary McFarland Orchestra

unknown (English horn, oboe, French horn, acoustic guitar, bass, drums) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) David Snell (harp) 11 violins, 4 violas, 2 celli, Kenny Napper (conductor) Gary McFarland (arranger)
London, England, November 30, 1966
Stella By StarlightImpulse! 45-262, A 9131
Over The Rainbow-
* Impulse! A 9131   Zoot Sims - Waiting Game
* Impulse! 45-262   Zoot Sims - Stella By Starlight / Over The Rainbow

1967

Bobby Hackett And His Orchestra

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1967
102020Lazy MoodVerve V/V6 8698
102021Fidgety Feetunissued
102022Basin Street Blues-
102023Royal Garden BluesVerve V/V6 8698
* Verve V/V6 8698   Bobby Hackett - Creole Cookin'

Bobby Hackett And His Orchestra

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums): Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone). Cutty Cutshall (trombone) replaces McGarity
NYC, February 2, 1967
102730High SocietyVerve V/V6 8698
102731Original Dixieland One-Step-
102732Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
* Verve V/V6 8698   Bobby Hackett - Creole Cookin'

Bobby Hackett And His Orchestra

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums): Brookmeyer plays (trombone)
NYC, March 13, 1967
102308Tin Roof BluesVerve V/V6 8698
102309Muskrat Ramble-
102310New Orleansunissued
102311When The Saints Go Marching InVerve V/V6 8698
102312Basin Street Bluesunissued
* Verve V/V6 8698   Bobby Hackett - Creole Cookin'

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra At JATP

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) John Lamb (bass) Rufus Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 26, 1967
Very TenorPablo 2625-704
* Pablo 2625-704, 3PACD 2625-704-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World

Bobby Hackett And His Orchestra

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone) Joe Farrell, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1967
102733Basin Street BluesVerve V/V6 8698
102734Fidgety Feet-
102744New Orleans-
102745To Miss New Orleans-
* Verve V/V6 8698   Bobby Hackett - Creole Cookin'

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
Oakland and NYC, June 28-July 1, 1967
Now's The TimePablo 2625-704
The Ballad Medley: Memories Of You / Misty / I Can't Get Started-
Wee-
* Pablo 2625-704, 3PACD 2625-704-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World

Jazz Interactions Orchestra

Burt Collins, Ray Copeland, Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, conductor) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Benny Powell (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) George Marge, Phil Woods (alto saxophone, flute) Jerry Dodgion, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Ron Carter, George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Oliver Nelson (composer, arranger)
NYC, November 13, 1967
103731Complex CityVerve V/V6 8731
103732The East Side-The West Site-
103733125th And 7th Avenue-
103734A Penthouse Dawn-
103735One For Duke-
* Verve V/V6 8731   Jazz Interactions Orchestra - Jazzhattan Suite

Jazz Interactions Orchestra

Burt Collins, Ray Copeland, Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, conductor) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Benny Powell (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) George Marge, Phil Woods (alto saxophone, flute) Jerry Dodgion, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Ron Carter, George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Oliver Nelson (composer, arranger): same personnel
NYC, November 14, 1967
103730A Typical Day In New YorkVerve V/V6 8731
* Verve V/V6 8731   Jazz Interactions Orchestra - Jazzhattan Suite

1968

Pat Williams And His Orchestra

Joe Ferrante, John Frosk, Marvin Stamm, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Dick Hixson, John Messner or Bill Watrous, Tony Studd (trombone) Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin or Joe Singer, Don Corrado, Tony Miranda (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (marimba, percussion) Derek Smith or Dick Hyman (piano, organ) Gene Bertoncini, Ralph Casale, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Chuck Rainey or Jerry Jemmott (electric bass) Bill LaVorgna (drums) Ray Barretto, George Devens, Jack Jennings (percussion) Pat Williams (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 11, 1968
105619Girl TalkVerve V/V6 5056
105620Like Always-
105621Little Green Apples-
105622I Say A Little Prayer For You-
105623Recado Bossa Nova-
105624Mexican BreakfastVerve VK 10628, V/V6 5056
105625Chicken FeathersVerve V/V6 5056
105626Think-
105627Hey JudeVerve VK 10628, V/V6 5056
105628What've You Got To LoseVerve V/V6 5056
* Verve V/V6 5056   Think Pat Williams
* Verve VK 10628   Pat Williams - Mexican Breakfast / Hey Jude

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Dave Frishberg (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Donald McDonald (drums)
"Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, October 27, 1968
Tickle ToeLabel M 495716
Mr. George-
Medley: These Foolish Things / Willow Weep For Me-
John's Bunch-
Blue Hodge-
Expense Account-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Recado Bossa Nova-
* Label M 495716   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Easy As Pie: Live At The West Bank

Pepper Adams Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1968
InanoutPrestige PR 7677
Star-Crossed Lovers-
Cindy's Tune-
Serenity-
Elusive-
I've Just Seen Her-
Punjab-
Verdandi-
* Prestige PR 7677; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 892-2   Pepper Adams - Encounter!

1972

Newport In New York '72

Harry Edison (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rahsaan Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, whistle) Herbie Hancock (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Larry Ridley (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972
25542Impressions (So What)Cobblestone CST 9026-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448
* Cobblestone CST 9026-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 4

Jimmy Smith At Newport In New York '72

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Illinois Jacquet, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell, B.B. King (guitar) Roy Haynes (drums)
Yankee Stadium, NYC, July 7, 1972
25543Blue 'N' BoogieCobblestone CST 9027; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40449
25544Medley: What's New / Since I Fell For You / The Man I Love / Ode To Billie Joe / Please Send Me Someone To Love-
* Cobblestone CST 9027   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jimmy Smith Jam, Vol. 5
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40449   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jimmy Smith Jam, Vol. 5

1973

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1973
Doodle OodleMuse MR 5016
Emily-
Samba Medley: Recado Bossa Nova / The Girl From Ipanema / One Note Samba-
Mama Flosie-
Body And Soul-
Jean-
Blue Hodge-
* Muse MR 5016, MR 5356   Al Cohn And Zoot Sims - Body And Soul

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 30, 1973
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseFamous Door HL 2000
Rosemary's Baby-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Cocktails For Two-
* Famous Door HL 2000   Zoot Sims - Zoot At Ease

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 9, 1973
In The Middle Of A KissFamous Door HL 2000
Beach In The A.M.-
Alabamy Home-
My Funny Valentine-
* Famous Door HL 2000   Zoot Sims - Zoot At Ease

Joe Venuti - Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Joe Venuti (violin) Dick Wellstood (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums)
NYC, September 27, 1973
I've Found A New BabyChiaroscuro CR 128
There's A Small Hotel-
Indiana-
The Wild Cat-
It's The Girl-
Lady Be Good-
Someday Sweetheart-
C Jam Blues-
* Chiaroscuro CR 128   Joe Venuti/Zoot Sims - Joe And Zoot

Count Basie Jam

Harry Edison (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1973
Doubling BluesPablo 2310-718
Hanging Out-
Red Bank Blues-
One-Nighter-
Freeport Blues-
* Pablo 2310-718, PACD 2310-718-2   Count Basie - Basie Jam

Joe Turner With Count Basie Octet

Harry Edison (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1973
The HoneydripperPablo 2310-709
Honey Hush-
Cherry Red-
Night Time Is The Right Time-
Blues Around The Clock-
Since I Fell For You-
Flip, Flop And Fly-
Wee Baby Blues-
Good Mornin' Blues-
Roll 'Em Pete-
* Pablo 2310-709; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 821-2   Count Basie/Joe Turner - The Bosses

1974

Ella Fitzgerald

Harry Edison (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1974
Fine And MellowPablo 2310-829
I'm Just A Lucky So And So-
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance-
Rockin' In Rhythm-
I'm In The Mood For Love-
'Round Midnight-
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
The Man I Love-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
* Pablo 2310-829, PACD 2310-829-2   Ella Fitzgerald - Fine And Mellow

Zoot Sims - Bucky Pizzarelli Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Bill Pemberton (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, February 15, 1974
Honeysuckle RoseRCA LPL 15031
* RCA LPL 15031   Various Artists - Swing Today

A Buck Clayton Jam Session, Vol. 1

Doc Cheatham, Joe Newman (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor,soprano saxophone) Joe Temperley (baritone saxophone) Earl Hines (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton (arranger)
NYC, March 25 & 26, 1974
Boss BluesChiaroscuro CR 132
Case Closed-
Easy Blue (Lazy Blues)-
JayhawkChiaroscuro CR 163, CR(D) 132
* Chiaroscuro CR 132   A Buck Clayton Jam Session, Vol. 1
= Chiaroscuro CR(D) 132   A Buck Clayton Jam Session 1974
* Chiaroscuro CR 163   A Buck Clayton Jam Session, Vol. 4

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
"Sea Cliff", NYC, April 20, 1974
FredChoice CRS 1006
Restless-
Caravan-
Dream Dancing-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (alt. take)Choice (E) CHCD 71006
The Very Thought Of YouChoice CRS 1006
Love MeChoice (E) CHCD 71006
* Choice CRS 1006   Zoot Sims' Party
= Choice (E) CHCD 71006   Zoot Sims - Getting Sentimental

Zoot Sims - Bucky Pizzarelli Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, vocals) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass -6/11) Stan Kay (drums -10) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals -6/11)
NYC, April 22, 1974
1.IndianaGroove Merchant GM 533
2.Memories Of You-
3.Come Rain Or Come Shine-
4.Lazy River-
5.Send In The Clowns-
6.Summerset-
7.Honeysuckle Rose-
8.A Summer Thing-
9.Somebody Loves Me-
10.Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
11.Nirvana-
* Groove Merchant GM 533   Zoot Sims/Bucky Pizzarelli/Buddy Rich - Nirvana

Joe Venuti And His Orchestra

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Joe Venuti (violin) Dick Hyman (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Spencer Clark (bass saxophone) Cliff Leeman (drums)
NYC, May, 1974
My Honey's Lovin' ArmsChiaroscuro CR 134, CR 203, CR(D) 142
Deep Night-
Remember-
I Got Rhythm-
* Chiaroscuro CR 134   Joe Venuti - Blue Four
* Chiaroscuro CR 203   The Best Of Joe Venuti
* Chiaroscuro CR(D) 142   Joe Venuti And Zoot Sims

Bobby Hackett - Zoot Sims - Bucky Pizzarelli Sextet

Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Davis (drums) Glenn Osser (arranger)
NYC, August 3, 1974
Strike Up The BandFlying Dutchman BDL 1-0829
Blue Moment-
Full Circle-
Embraceable You-
Zoot's Toot-
Ken's Song-
These Foolish Things-
Teresa Be-
Bobby's Tune-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
* Flying Dutchman BDL 1-0829   Bobby Hackett/Zoot Sims/Bucky Pizzarelli - Strike Up The Band

Dave McKenna Quartet Featuring Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Major Holley (bass, vocals) Ray Mosca (drums)
NYC, November 3 or October, 1974
Limehouse BluesChiaroscuro CR 136
How Deep Is The Ocean (I Cover The Waterfront)-
'Deed I Do-
Grooveyard-
One Good Turn-
Dave's Tune-
Linger Awhile-
There'll Be Some Changes Made-
Wherever There's Love-
How Deep Is The Ocean (I Cover The Waterfront) (alt. take)Chiaroscuro CR(D) 136
Grooveyard (alt. take)-
One Good Turn (alt. take)-
Wherever There's Love (alt. take)-
* Chiaroscuro CR 136, CR(D) 136   Dave McKenna Quartet Featuring Zoot Sims

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Hugo Rasmussen (bass) Svend-Erik Norregaard (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, November 25, 1974
Stockholm - L.A.Sonet (E) SNTF 684, (Swd) JUB-5
My Funny ValentineSonet (E) SNTF 684
Yardbird Suite-
Motoring Along-
Fallin'-
What The World Needs Now-
* Sonet (E) SNTF 684, (E) SNTCD 684   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Motoring Along
* Sonet (Swd) JUB-5   Various Artists - Sonets Jubileums-Serie 5: Jazz 1973-76

1975 (age 50)

Count Basie - Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) John Heard (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1975
I Never KnewPablo 2310-745, (F) 2625-715
It's Only A Paper MoonPablo 2310-745
Blues For Nat Cole-
Captain Bligh-
Honeysuckle Rose-
HardavPablo 2310-745, (F) 2625-715
Mean To MePablo 2310-745
I Surrender, DearPablo 2310-745, (F) 2625-715
* Pablo 2310-745; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 822-2   Count Basie/Zoot Sims - Basie And Zoot
* Pablo (F) 2625-715   L'Art De Count Basie

Joe Venuti - Zoot Sims Sextet

Spiegle Willcox (trombone -9) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Joe Venuti (violin) John Bunch (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Bobby Rosengarden (drums)
NYC, May, 1975
1.AvalonChiaroscuro CR 142, CR 203
2.I Surrender, DearChiaroscuro CR 142
3.Wait 'Till You See Her-
4.Russian LullabyChiaroscuro CR 142, CR 203
5.Lady Of The EveningChiaroscuro CR 142
6.Where Or WhenChiaroscuro CR 142, CR 203
7.Lover Come Back To Me-
8.I'll See You In My DreamsChiaroscuro CR 142
9.Don't Take Your Love From Me-
10.Shine-
11.White ChristmasChiaroscuro CR 1975-A
12.Good King Wenceslas-
* Chiaroscuro CR 142, CR(D) 142   Joe Venuti And Zoot Sims
* Chiaroscuro CR 203   The Best Of Joe Venuti
* Chiaroscuro CR 1975-A   Joe Venuti/Earl Hines - Chiaroscuro Christmas

Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1975
The Man I LovePablo 2310-744
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Oh, Lady Be Good-
I've Got A Crush On YouPablo 2310-744; Prestige PRCD 24190-2
I Got RhythmPablo 2310-744
Embraceable You-
'S Wonderful-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
Isn't It A Pity-
Summertime-
They Can't Take That Away From MeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 444-2
* Pablo 2310-744; Original Jazz Classics OJC 444, OJCCD 444-2   Zoot Sims And The Gershwin Brothers
* Prestige PRCD 24190-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play George Gershwin: 'S Wonderful

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Clark Terry (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
For YouPablo 2310-748
Autumn Leaves-
If I Had You-
I Never Knew (That Roses Grew)-
SundayPablo 2625-707
* Pablo 2310-748; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 932-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975
* Pablo 2625-707   Various Artists - The Montreux Collection 1975

The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October, 1975
The Man I LovePablo PACD 2310-969-2
My Old Flame-
Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
There Will Never Be Another You-
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance-
Tangerine-
Out Of Nowhere-
Groovin' High-
* Pablo PACD 2310-969-2   Zoot Sims/Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis/Oscar Peterson - The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson

1976

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (soprano saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, January 8 & 9, 1976
Someday SweetheartPablo 2310-770, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
Moonlight In VermontPablo 2310-770
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)Pablo 2310-770, 2625-713
Blues For LouisePablo 2310-770, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
Willow Weep For Me-
Wrap Up-
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With YouPablo 2310-770
Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
* Pablo 2310-770; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 902-2   Zoot Sims - Soprano Sax
* Pablo 2310-850   The Best Of Zoot Sims
* Pablo 2625-713   Various Artists - The Pablo Collection
* Pablo PACD 2405-406-2   The Best Of Zoot Sims

Phil Woods Quartet With Zoot Sims

Phil Woods (alto,soprano saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Mike Melillo (piano) Steve Gilmore (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
private recording, concert in Yonago, Tottori, Japan, June 1, 1976
Groovin' HighMosaic MQ7-159
* Mosaic MQ7-159, MD5-159   The Phil Woods Quartet/Quintet 20th Anniversary Set

Zoot Sims And Bucky Pizzarelli's Music Minus One

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar)
NYC, August, 1976 or April, 1975
What Is This Thing Called LoveClassic Jazz CJ 21; Ahead (F) 33.752; Music Minus One MMO 672
Tooz Blues-
No So Deep-
Take Ten-
Mynah Blooze-
Watch What HappensClassic Jazz CJ 21; Ahead (F) 33.752
There Will Never Be Another You-
Willow Weep For Me-
* Classic Jazz CJ 21   Zoot Sims And Friend
* Ahead (F) 33.752   Zoot Sims/Bucky Pizzarelli - Summun
* Music Minus One MMO 672   Zoot Sims/Bucky Pizzarelli - Famous Solos

Zoot Sims Tentet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Richie Kamuca (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (clarinet, tenor,soprano,alto saxophone, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Ross Tompkins (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums) Bill Holman (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 20 & 21, 1976
Hawthorne NightsPablo 2310-783
Main StemPablo 2310-783, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
More Than You Know-
Only A RosePablo 2310-783
The Girl From IpanemaPablo 2310-783, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
FillingsPablo 2310-783
Dark Cloud-
* Pablo 2310-783; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 830-2   Zoot Sims - Hawthorne Nights
* Pablo 2310-850   The Best Of Zoot Sims
* Pablo PACD 2405-406-2   The Best Of Zoot Sims

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Jimmy Giuffre, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) unidentified orchestra, Woody Herman (leader)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 20, 1976
Four BrothersRCA Victor BGL2-2203
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams-
* RCA Victor BGL2-2203   Woody Herman - The New Thundering Herd

1977

Count Basie Jam

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Vic Dickenson, Al Grey (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Bookie BluesPablo Live 2308-209
She's Funny That Way-
These Foolish Things-
Kidney Stew-
Trio Blues-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
Freeport JumpPablo Live 2620-105
* Pablo Live 2308-209; Original Jazz Classics OJC 379, OJCCD 379-2   Count Basie Jam - Montreux '77
* Pablo Live 2620-105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 385, OJCCD 385-2   Various Artists - The Jam Sessions: Montreux '77

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums)
NYC, October 27 & 28, 1977
(I Wonder) Where Our Love Has GonePablo 2310-803
Legs-
If I'm Lucky-
Shadow Waltz-
You're My Everything-
It's All Right With Me-
Gypsy Sweetheart-
I Hear A Rhapsody-
* Pablo 2310-803; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 683-2   Zoot Sims Meets Jimmy Rowles - If I'm Lucky

1978

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Jackie Williams (drums)
NYC, April 10 & 11, 1978
Easy LivingPablo 2310-942
That Old Devil Called Love-
Some Other Spring-
I Cover The Waterfront-
You Go To My Head-
I Cried For You-
Body And Soul-
Travelin' Light-
You're My Thrill-
No More-
My Man-
* Pablo 2310-942, PACD 2310-942-2   Zoot Sims - For Lady Day

Kenny Drew Trio With Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
live in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 4, 1978
Flower WaltzStash (J) CEJC 00109
Groovin' High-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Fred-
I Wonder (Where Our Love Has Gone)-
In A Mellow Tone-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
Caravan-
* Stash (J) CEJC 00109   Zoot Sims And Kenny Drew Trio Live In Denmark

Kenny Drew Trio With Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"Jazzhouse Slukefter", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978
Groovin' HighStoryville (D) STCD 8244
Too Close For ComfortStoryville (D) STCD 8244; Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
All The Things You Are-
In The Middle Of A Kiss-
I'll Remember April-
It's All Right With Me-
The Very Thought Of YouStoryville (D) STCD 8244
Blue Hodge-
Morning FunStoryville (D) STCD 8244; Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
I Wonder Where Our Love Has GoneMobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
In A Mellotone-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
Caravan-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8244   Zoot Sims In Copenhagen
* Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694   Zoot Sims With The Kenny Drew Trio - Zoot Sims In Copenhagen

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums)
NYC, September 18 & 19, 1978
Dream DancingPablo 2310-831; Prestige PRCD 24203-2
Old Devil MoonPablo 2310-831
Blues For Louise-
Jitterbug Waltz-
You Go To My Head-
Blue Prelude-
Comes Love-
You're My Thrill-
* Pablo 2310-831, PACD 2310-831-2   Zoot Sims/Jimmy Rowles - Warm Tenor
* Prestige PRCD 24203-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Cole Porter: Night And Day

Zoot Sims - Rune Gustafsson Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rune Gustafsson, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Mraz (bass) Peter Donald (drums)
NYC, November 28 & 29, 1978
The Sweetest SoundsPablo Today 2312-106
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
My Favorite Things-
Waters Of March (Aguas De Marco)-
Indentation-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
A Song For You-
* Pablo Today 2312-106   Zoot Sims/Rune Gustafsson - The Sweetest Sounds

Zoot Sims - Harry Edison Quintet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Roger Kellaway (piano) John Heard (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 18 & 20, 1978
Nature BoyPablo 2310-841
How Deep Is The Ocean-
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
I Understand-
Just Friends-
Blue SkiesPablo 2310-841; Prestige PRCD 24194-2
Until Tonight (Mauve)Pablo 2310-841
A Little Tutu-
* Pablo 2310-841   John Haley Sims/Harry Sweets Edison - Just Friends
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 499, OJCCD 499-2   Zoot Sims/Harry "Sweets" Edison - Just Friends
* Prestige PRCD 24194-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Irving Berlin: Soft Lights And Sweet Music

1979

Clark Terry And Zoot Sims With The Contemporary Chambers Ensemble

Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Susan Palma (flute) Anand Devendra (clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jean Ingraham (violin) Chris Finckel (cello) Gilbert Kalish (keyboards) Donald Palma (bass) Anthony Cinardo, Raymond Des Roches (percussion) Joan Heller (vocals) Arthur Weisberg (conductor, director) Charles Schwartz (composer)
NYC, February 2, 1979
A Jazz Symphony: Premier Mouvement - CelebrationPablo Today 2312-115
A Jazz Symphony: Deuxieme Mouvement - Jubilation-
A Jazz Symphony: Troisieme Mouvement - Exultation-
A Jazz Symphony: Quatrieme Mouvement - Revelation-
* Pablo Today 2312-115   Clark Terry/Zoot Sims - Mother...! Mother...!!: A Jazz Symphony

Oscar Peterson Septet

Clark Terry (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) John Heard (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, March 14, 1979
Theme For CelinePablo Today 2312-103
The Happy Hour-
Party Time U.S.A.-
First Reprise On Theme For Celine-
Elliot (The Silent Partner)-
Theme For Susannah-
Blues For Chris (The Fox)-
Second Reprise On Theme For Celine-
* Pablo Today 2312-103   Oscar Peterson - Original Score From The Silent Partner

Zoot Sims With Benny Carter Orchestra

Al Aarons, Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant, Earl Gardner (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Britt Woodman (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (alto saxophone, flute) Buddy Collette, Plas Johnson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Collins (guitar) Andy Simpkins (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Benny Carter (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, August 14, 1979
It Don't Mean A ThingPablo Today 2312-120
In A Mellow Tone-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
Black Butterfly-
* Pablo Today 2312-120; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 939-2   Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington - Passion Flower

Sarah Vaughan

Waymon Reed (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Andy Simpkins (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) unidentified studio orchestra, Billy Byers (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, August 15 & 16, 1979
I'm Just A Lucky So And SoPablo Today 2312-111
Solitude-
I Didn't Know About You-
All Too SoonPablo Today 2312-111; Pablo 2310-885, PACD 2405-416-2
Sophisticated LadyPablo Today 2312-111
Day Dream-
I'm Just A Lucky So And So (alt. take)Pablo Today 2312-144
* Pablo Today 2312-111, PACD 2312-111-2   Sarah Vaughan - Duke Ellington Songbook One
* Pablo 2310-885   The Best Of Sarah Vaughan
* Pablo Today 2312-144, PACD 2312-144-2   Sarah Vaughan - Linger Awhile (Live At Newport And More)
* Pablo PACD 2405-416-2   The Best Of Sarah Vaughan

Zoot Sims Quintet

Ray Sims (trombone, vocals -3/9) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Heard (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 10 & 11, 1979
1.Your Love Has FadedPablo Today 2312-120
2.Bojangles-
3.The Moon Is LowPablo 2310-861
4.On The Alamo-
5.Danielle-
6.Mr. J.R. Blues-
7.Jeep Is Jumping-
8.She's Funny That Way-
9.Dream Of You-
* Pablo Today 2312-120; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 939-2   Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington - Passion Flower
* Pablo 2310-861; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 855-2   Zoot Sims - The Swinger

1980

Zoot Sims Quintet

Ray Sims (trombone, vocals -5) Zoot Sims (soprano saxophone -1,2, tenor saxophone -3/5) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Michael Moore (bass) John Clay (drums)
NYC, May 13, 1980
1.Rockin' In RhythmPablo Today 2312-119
2.Tonight I Shall Sleep-
3.Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MePablo Today 2312-120
4.Passion Flower-
5.Now I Lay Me Down To Dream Of YouPablo 2310-861
* Pablo Today 2312-119; Original Jazz Classics OJC 605, OJCCD 605-2   Sarah Vaughan/Clark Terry/Zoot Sims/Joe Pass/Milt Jackson/Ray Brown/Mickey Roker - A Celebration Of Duke
* Pablo Today 2312-120; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 939-2   Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington - Passion Flower
* Pablo 2310-861; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 855-2   Zoot Sims - The Swinger

Ella Fitzgerald With Erich Bulling Orchestra

Clark Terry (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica) Mike Lang, Clarence McDonald, Henry Trotter (keyboards) Roland Bautista, Oscar Castro-Neves, Mitch Holder, Paul Jackson, Joe Pass (guitar) Abraham Laboriel (electric bass) Alex Acuna (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Erich Bulling (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, September 17-19, 1980, March 18-20, 1981
Somewhere In The Hills (Favela)Pablo 2630-201
The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)-
Dindi-
Off Key (Desafinado)-
Water To Drink (Agua De Beber)-
Dreamer (Vivo Sonhando)-
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)-
Bonita-
One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So)-
Triste-
How Insensitive (Insensatez)-
He's A Carioca (Ele E Carioca)-
This Love That I've Found (So Tinha De Ser Com Voce)-
A Felicidade-
Wave-
Song Of The Jet (Samba Do Aviao)-
Photograph (Fotografia)-
Useless Landscape (Inutil Paisagem)-
* Pablo 2630-201, PACD 2630-201-2   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Abraca Jobim

Zoot Sims - Bucky Pizzarelli Duo

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar)
live in NYC, November 6, 1980
Lester Leaps InStoryville (D) STCD 8238
Willow Weep For Me-
Limehouse Blues-
Don't Blame Me-
In A Mellotone-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
Satin Doll-
Take The "A" Train-
Fred-
Jean-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Memories Of You-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
The Girl From Ipanema-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8238   Zoot Sims/Bucky Pizzarelli - Elegiac

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Benny Aronov (piano) Major Holley (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
live at unknown club, Philadelphia, PA, mid 1980s
That Ole Devil Called Love32 Jazz 32056
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
A Ghost Of A Chance-
In A Mellotone-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
Theme-
* 32 Jazz 32056   Zoot Sims - Live In Philly

1981

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Frank Tate (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, July 6, 1981
I Wish I Were TwinsPablo 2310-868
Georgia On My Mind-
Changes-
The Touch Of Your Lips-
The Fish Horn-
Come Closer To Me-
You Go Your Way-
* Pablo 2310-868; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 976-2   Zoot Sims - I Wish I Were Twins

Zoot Sims Quintet

Rick Bell (tenor saxophone -1/6) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Yancy Korosi (piano) Dewey Sampson (bass) James Martin (drums)
"E.J.'s", Atlanta, GA, August 9, 1981
1.Groovin' HighLive At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604; Storyville (D) STCD 8367
2.EmilyLive At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604
3.All The Things You Are-
4.Take The "A" TrainLive At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604; Storyville (D) STCD 8367
5.Lester Leaps In-
6.The Girl From IpanemaLive At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604
7.That Old Devil Called LoveLive At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604; Storyville (D) STCD 8367
8.The Jitterbug Waltz-
9.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
10.Over The Rainbow-
11.In A Mellotone-
12.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
13.Caravan-
* Live At E.J.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604   Zoot Sims - In A Mellow Tone
* Storyville (D) STCD 8367   Zoot Sims At E.J.'s - Atlanta, GA

Art Pepper - Zoot Sims Combo

Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1,5) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar -2/4) Ray Brown (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Royce Hall", University Of Californa, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1981
1.Wee (Allen's Alley)Pablo PACD 2310-957-2
2.In The Middle Of A Kiss-
3.Broadway-
4.The Girl From Ipanema-
5.Breakdown Blues-
* Pablo PACD 2310-957-2   Art Pepper/Zoot Sims - Art 'N' Zoot

1982

Zoot Sims - Joe Pass Duo

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Joe Pass (guitar)
NYC, March 6, 1982
Blues For 2Pablo 2310-879
Dindi-
I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
Takeoff-
Remember-
* Pablo 2310-879; Original Jazz Classics OJC 635, OJCCD 635-2   Zoot Sims/Joe Pass - Blues For Two

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Frank Tate (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, March 9, 1982
I Hear A RhapsodyPablo 2310-872
Pomme Au Four-
Over The Rainbow-
The Very Thought Of You-
If You Were Mine-
Indian Summer-
* Pablo 2310-872; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 860-2   The Zoot Sims Four - The Innocent Years

Michel Legrand Septet

Joe Wilder (trumpet, flugelhorn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Michel Legrand (piano) Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, May 28, 1982
Nobody KnowsPablo Today 2312-139
After The Rain-
I Was Born In Love With You-
Orson's Theme-
Pieces Of Dreams-
Martina (Les Enfants Qui Pleurent)-
* Pablo Today 2312-139; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 803-2   Michel Legrand - After The Rain

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Claes Crona (piano) Palle Danielsson (bass) Petur "Island" Ostlund (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, June 8, 1982
Exactly Like YouGazell (Swd) GJCD 1021
Zoot Case-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Emily-
Exactly Like You-
After You've Gone-
* Gazell (Swd) GJCD 1021; Sonet (E) SNTCD 1044   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn - Zoot Case

Zoot Sims - Joe Pass Duo

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Joe Pass (guitar)
NYC, June 23, 1982
Pennies From HeavenPablo 2310-879
Poor Butterfly-
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue-
* Pablo 2310-879; Original Jazz Classics OJC 635, OJCCD 635-2   Zoot Sims/Joe Pass - Blues For Two

Harry Edison Quintet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mike Wofford (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Club House 33", Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, October 19, 1982
CenterpiecePablo Live 2308-237
'S Wonderful-
Sunday-
Elegante-
* Pablo Live 2308-237   Harry Edison - 'S Wonderful: Live At Club 33, Japan

1983

Zoot Sims With Shelly Manne Trio

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) Frank Collett (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 20, 1983
I Hear A RhapsodyPablo PACD 2310-953-2
Tonight I Shall Sleep-
Pennies From Heaven-
If You Could See Me Now-
Dream Dancing-
Changes-
I'll Remember April-
* Pablo PACD 2310-953-2   Zoot Sims - On The Korner

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1983
Brahm's... I ThinkPablo 2310-898
I Can't Get Started-
MacGuffie's Blues-
In The Middle Of A Kiss-
It's Been So Long-
Never Let Me Go-
Suddenly It's Spring-
EmalineOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 742-2
* Pablo 2310-898; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 742-2   Zoot Sims - Suddenly It's Spring

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Harry Edison, Clark Terry (trumpet) Al Grey, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
"Yoyogi National Stadium", Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 1983
SundayPablo Live 2620-117
Undecided-
Spotlite-
* Pablo Live 2620-117, 2PACD 2620-117-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983: Return To Happiness

Zoot Sims At JATP

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) and others
"Yoyogi National Stadium", Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 1983
EmilyPablo Live 2620-117
These Foolish Things-
* Pablo Live 2620-117, 2PACD 2620-117-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983: Return To Happiness

Ella Fitzgerald With The JATP All Stars At JATP

Harry Edison, Clark Terry (trumpet) Al Grey, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Yoyogi National Stadium", Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 1983
Flying HomePablo Live 2620-117
* Pablo Live 2620-117, 2PACD 2620-117-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983: Return To Happiness

1984

Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Mike Wofford (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion, vibraphone)
Hollywood, CA, March 20 & 21, 1984
Cinnamon And ClovesPablo 2310-903
A Time For Love-
Zoot-
Quietly, There-
Emily-
Low Life-
* Pablo 2310-903; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 787-2   Zoot Sims Plays Johnny Mandel - Quietly, There

Zoot Sims Trio

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rune Gustafsson (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Lidingo, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1984
Gone With The WindSonet (E) SNTF 932
'Tis Autumn-
Sweet Lorraine-
Castle Blues-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Autumn Leaves-
* Sonet (E) SNTF 932; Pablo 2310-914   Zoot Sims - In A Sentimental Mood

Others

The Best Of Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor,soprano saxophone) and others
unknown location, date
(rest unknown titles)Pablo 2310-850
Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Jerome Richardson (clarinet, tenor,soprano,alto saxophone, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Nick Ceroli, Grady Tate (drums) and others
unknown location, date
Willow Weep For MePablo PACD 2405-406-2
Bloos For Louise-
Someday Sweetheart-
Wrap Up-
The Girl From Ipanema-
More Than You Know-
Main Stem-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
* Pablo 2310-850   The Best Of Zoot Sims
* Pablo PACD 2405-406-2   The Best Of Zoot Sims