Zoot Sims Catalog

1944 (age 19)

Joe Bushkin - Pickin' At The Pic / Georgia On My Mind  (Commodore 565)

Ernie Figueroa (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Bushkin (piano) Sid Weiss (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1944
A4779Pickin' At The Pic
A4782Georgia On My Mind

Joe Bushkin - Fade Out / Oh, Lady Be Good  (Commodore 594)

Ernie Figueroa (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Bushkin (piano) Sid Weiss (bass) Specs Powell (drums): same session
NYC, May 24, 1944
A4780Fade Out
A4781Oh, Lady Be Good

1947 (age 22)

The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woodchoppers (1945-1947)  (Mosaic MD7-223)

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) 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 Baby
HCO2706-3I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out
HCO2706-4-
Rogers plays (trumpet, arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 24, 1947
HCO3043-1Sabre Dance
HCO3044-1Cherokee Canyon
HCO3046-3Keen And Peachy
HCO3046-4-
HCO3046-5-
Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 27, 1947
HCO3055-BDThe Goof And I
HCO3062-3Summer Sequence, Part 4
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 sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) 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 Clarinet
HCO3080-1My Pal Gonzales
HCO3082-1Baby I Need You
HCO3088-1Take A Little Time To Smile

Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds  (Columbia C3L 25)

Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, October 19, 1947
HCO2706-1I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out
Rogers plays (trumpet, arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 24, 1947
HCO3046-1Keen And Peachy
Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 27, 1947
HCO3055-1The Goof And I
HCO3056-1Lazy Lullaby
HCO3061-1Four Brothers
HCO3062-1Summer Sequence, Part 4
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 sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Ralph Burns (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 30, 1947
HCO3081-1P.S. I Love You

Woody Herman - Twelve Shades Of Blue  (Columbia CL 683)

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 sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger): omit McCall
Hollywood, CA, December 24, 1947
HCO3045-1I've Got News For You

Woody Herman - Blowin' Up A Storm  (Columbia/Legacy C2K 65646)

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 sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger): same session
Hollywood, CA, December 24, 1947
HCO3046-2Keen And Peachy
Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bob Swift (bass trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Herbie Steward (alto, tenor sax) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Fred Otis (piano) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Gene Sargent (guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, December 27, 1947
HCO3062-2Summer Sequence, Part 4

1948

Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 140)

Norman Faye (trumpet) Allen Eager or Al Epstein, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1948
J-496Frosty (as Flugelbird)

Woody Herman - The Great Big Band  (Capitol 20809)

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 sax, vocals) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes, vocals) Lou Levy (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass, vocals) Don Lamond (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1948
That's Right
Lemon Drop
same personnel
Hollywood, CA, December 30, 1948
Early Autumn
Keeper Of The Flame

1949

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn - The Brothers  (Prestige PRLP 7022)

Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Stan Getz (tenor, baritone sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1949
JRC16Battleground
JRC17Four And One Moore
JRC18CFive Brothers
JRC19BBattle Of The Saxes
Kai Winding (trombone -1/3) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) George Wallington (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1952
1. 359Tangerine
2. 360Zootcase
3. 361The Red Door
4. 362Morning Fun
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7252; Original Jazz Classics OJC-008, OJCCD-008-2.

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn - The Brothers  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-008-2)

Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Stan Getz (tenor, baritone sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1949
JRC16EBattleground
JRC17EFour And One Moore
JRC18DFive Brothers
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7022 + 3 bonus tracks.

Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff, Brew Moore, Allen Eager - Brothers And Other Mothers  (Savoy SJL 2210)

Earl Swope (trombone) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1949
S36-126Stan Getz Along (alternate take)
S36-127Stan's Mood (alternate take)
S36-128Slow (alternate take)
S36-129Fast (alternate take)

Various Artists - Lestorian Mode  (Savoy MG 12105)

Earl Swope (trombone) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Charlie Perry (drums): same session
NYC, May 2, 1949
S36-126Stan Getz Along
S36-127Stan's Mood
S36-128Slow
S36-129Fast

1950

Zoot Sims - Good Old Zoot  (New Jazz NJLP 8280)

Don Ferrara, Howard McGhee, Al Porcino (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Tony Aless (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, March 15, 1950
JRC63 | JRC1104Flying The Coop
JRC67 | JRC1108Hot Dog
Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Hollywood, CA, July 16, 1954
639Howdy Podner
640Toot, No. 2
641Indian Summer
642What's New

Various Artists - Conception  (Prestige PRLP 7013)

Don Ferrara, Howard McGhee, Al Porcino (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Tony Aless (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, March 15, 1950
JRC64 | JRC1105I May Be Wrong
JRC70 | JRC1111So What
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726, OJCCD-1726-2.

Chubby Jackson Sextet And Big Band  (Prestige PR 7641)

Don Ferrara, Howard McGhee, Al Porcino (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Tony Aless (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums): same session
NYC, March 15, 1950
JRC65 | JRC1106New York
JRC66 | JRC1107Sax Appeal
JRC68 | JRC1109Why Not
JRC69 | JRC1110Leavin' Town

Gene Roland Band Featuring Charlie Parker - The Band That Never Was  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 141)

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 sax) Al Cohn, Don Lanphere, Tommy Makagon, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Marty Flax, Bob Newman (baritone sax) Harry Biss (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Phil Arabia, Freddie Gruber, Don Manning (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1950
It's A Wonderful World I
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

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 15  (Philology (It) W 845.2)

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 sax) Al Cohn, Don Lanphere, Tommy Makagon, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Marty Flax, Bob Newman (baritone sax) Harry Biss (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Phil Arabia, Freddie Gruber, Don Manning (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor): same session
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1950
Limehouse Blues
Down Home Blues
East Side, West Side

Zoot Sims - First Recordings!  (Prestige PR 7817)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Toots Thielemans (harmonica -1) Jimmy Woode (piano) Simon Brehm (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 23, 1950
1. 18All The Things You Are
2. 21You Go To My Head
3. 22Tickle Toe (as The Scene Is Clean)
Sixten Eriksson (trumpet -1) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax -1) Dick Hyman (piano) Charlie Short (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 24, 1950
1. mr88-AYellow Duck
2. mr89-AThe Way You Look Tonight (as Americans In Sweden) (as Which Way) (as Boot It Zoot)
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
VG4021-2Night And Day (alternate take)
VG4022-2Slingin' Hash (alternate take)
VG4023-1 | D423 | D429I Understand
VG4024-1 | D427 | D433Tenorly
VG4025 | D425 | D431Don't Worry About Me
VG4026 | D426 | D432Crystal's
Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 25, 1953
mr504Dedicated To Lee
mr505Late Date

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12  (Vogue (F) LD 507-30)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals)
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4000 | D452 | D458King David
VG4002-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (alternate take)
VG4003-1 | D448 | D454Undecided

Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz - Jazz Legacy 5  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals): same session
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4001-1It Don't Mean A Thing

Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9568)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals): same session
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4001-2It Don't Mean A Thing (alternate take)
VG4002-1 | D449 | D455Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
VG4003-2Undecided (alternate take)
VG4004-1Ain't No Flies On Me

Various Artists - Jazz Masters  (Vogue (F) 416039)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals): same session
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4005-1 | D450 | D456The Man I Love

Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz  (Mode (F) MDINT 9461)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Eddie Shaughnessy (drums) Anita Love (vocals): same session
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4005-2The Man I Love (alternate take)

Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne  (Mode (F) MDINT 9144)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
VG4021-1 | D422 | D428Night And Day

Zoot Sims - Brother In Swing - Jazz Legacy 27  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 77)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
VG4021-3The Big Shot
VG4023-2I Understand (alternate take)
VG4024-2Tenorly (alternate take)
VG4024-3-
tk.2Zoot And Zoot

Various Artists - Blues Moderne - Jazz Pour Vous 2  (Pop (F) CBM 60010-30)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
VG4022-1 | D424 | D430Slingin' Hash

Zoot Sims - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 14  (Vogue (F) LD 185)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Wiggins (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Paris, France, June 16, 1950
tk.2Toot's Sute
** also issued on Discovery DL 3015 entitled "Zoot Sims Quartet Recorded In France".

Zoot Sims Quartets  (Prestige PRLP 7026)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, September 16, 1950
104My Silent Love
105Jane-O
106Dancing In The Dark
107Memories Of You
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Harry Biss (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1951
164Trotting
165It Had To Be You
166ASwingin' The Blues (aka Zoot Swings The Blues)
166Zoot Swings The Blues (alternate take)
168East Of The Sun
169I Wonder Who
** originally intended as New Jazz NJLP 8302.
** also issued on Prestige PR 16009 entitled "Trotting". Original Jazz Classics OJC-242, OJCCD-242-2.

Zoot Sims Quartets  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-242-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Harry Biss (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
NYC, August 14, 1951
164ATrotting (alternate take 1)
164BTrotting (alternate take 2)
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7026 + 2 bonus tracks.

1952

Johnny Smith - Jaguar / ???  (Roulette 1037)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sanford Gold (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, April, 1952
R1109BJaguar (alternate take)

Johnny Smith, Stan Getz - Moonlight In Vermont  (Roost RLP 2211)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sanford Gold (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums): same session
NYC, April, 1952
R1135Ghost Of A Chance
R1136Vilia

Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505)

Charlie Walp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bill Shanahan (piano) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, October 17, 1952
Scrapple From The Apple
Out Of Nowhere
Now's The Time
52nd Street Theme
Cool Blues

Zoot Sims - At Birdland  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-160-CD)

Bill Harris, Kai Winding (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Don Abney (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, 1952
Sweet Miss
Someone To Watch Over Me / Embraceable You / Mean To Me
The Goof And I

1953

Zoot Sims With Organ Atomosphere  (Prestige PREP 1306)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Chester Slater (organ) Lord Westbrook (guitar) Peck Morrison (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1953
431There I've Said It Again
432Jaguar
433Dream
434Baby, Please Come Home

Miles Davis And Horns  (Prestige PRLP 7025)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Sonny Truitt (trombone -3) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February 19, 1953
1. 423Tasty Pudding
2. 424Willie The Wailer
3. 425Floppy
4. 426For Adults Only
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7168 entitled "Early Miles 1951 & 1953". Prestige PR 7674 entitled "Early Miles". Original Jazz Classics OJC-053, OJCCD-053-2.

The Guitar And Quintet Of Chuck Wayne  (Savoy MG 12077)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Harvey Leonard (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1953
FL113While My Lady Sleeps
FL112Tasty Pudding
FL111Prospecting
FL110Sidewalks Of Cuba

Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53  (VGM Records VGM 0009)

Charlie Wolp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bill Shanahan (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
NYC, April, 1953
Scrapple From The Apple
Out Of Nowhere / Now's The Time

Zoot Sims Quartet  (Karusell (Swd) KSEP 3006)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Rob Pronk (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 23, 1953
62I'm In The Mood For Love
65Rough Chance For Love

Zoot Sims - Zoot Goes To Town - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 8  (Vogue (F) LD 170)

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, November 18, 1953
Toot's Suite
The Late Tiny Kahn
Call It Anything
tk.2Zoot's Suite
Once In A While
tk.3Great Drums

Chet Baker And Strings  (Columbia CL 549)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 Angel
PHCO10709Love Walked In
PHCO10710A Little Duet
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
PHCO10731Why Shouldn't I
PHCO10732Trickdidlier
PHCO10733I'm Through With Love
PHCO10734You Don't Know What Love Is

Chet Baker And Strings  (Columbia/Legacy CK 46174)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 30, 1953
PHCO10710A Little Duet (alternate take)
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
PHCO10734You Don't Know What Love Is (alternate take)

1954

Zoot Sims On The West Coast 1954 - Lover Man  (SSJ (J) XQAM-1627)

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 9, 1954
Lighthouse Days
Marvin 'Tootie' Hale (trumpet) John Darman (bass trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ternig Inocencio (piano) Jim Wolf (bass) Gerry Hale (drums)
Zoot Sims' home, Hawthorne, CA, June 13, 1954
Popo

Zoot Sims With Lighthouse Allstars 1954  (Interplay (J) ABCJ-524)

Stu Williamson (trumpet -2) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 10, 1954
1.Goofy Eyes
2.All The Things You Are
3.Bag's Groove

Pinky Winters & Zoot Sims - Pinky & Zoot  (Vantage (J) NLP-5008)

Marvin 'Tootie' Hale (trumpet) John Darman (bass trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ternig Inocencio (piano -1/7,9) Jim Wolf (bass) Gerry Hale (drums) Pinky Winters (vocals -2/4,7,8, piano -8)
Zoot Sims' home, Hawthorne, CA, June 13, 1954
1.I'll Remember April
2.The Lady Is A Tramp
3.Pennies From Heaven
4.These Foolish Things
5.Dancing On The Ceiling
6.These Foolish Things
7.Gone With The Wind
8.The Nearness Of You
9.Lover Man

Louis Bellson And His Drums  (Norgran MGN 1011)

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Don Abney (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1954
1772-3Charlie's Blues
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
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1095.
** also issued on Verve MGV 8016 entitled "Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson".

Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal  (Pacific Jazz PJ-3)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 1954
Finders Keepers
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Bones For Jones
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1959
Bones For Zoot
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-20139.

Jack Montrose - Arranged By Montrose  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1214)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 1954
Joy Spring
Daahoud
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
PJ-1648Tiny Capers
PJ-1650Gone With The Wind
Blueberry Hill
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1214.

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast  (Pacific Jazz JWC-500)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger): same session
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
I'll Remember April
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-500.

Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal (RVG Edition)  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Gone With The Wind (alternate take)

Al Cohn And His "Charlie's Tavern" Ensemble/Shorty Rogers And His Augmented "Giants" - East Coast-West Coast Scene  (RCA Victor LJM-1020)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Bob Enevoldsen (trombone) Lennie Niehaus, Bud Shank (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1954
E4VB4492Cool Sunshine
E4VB4493Loki
E4VB4494Elaine's Lullaby

Westcoasting With Conte Candoli And Stan Levey  (Bethlehem BCP-9)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1954
Exaktamo
Extraversion
Drum Sticks
Lightnin' Bug
West Coasting
Fast Clip

Gerry Mulligan - California Concerts, Vol. 2  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46864 2)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
People Will Say We're In Love
It Don't Mean A Thing
In A Sentimental Mood / Flamingo / Moon Mist

Gerry Mulligan - California Concerts  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1201)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax): same session
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
Western Reunion
I Know, Don't Know How
Red Door
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1201; Pacific Jazz PJ-50, ST-20145.

Various Artists - Ballads For Backgrounds  (Pacific Jazz JWC-503)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax): same session
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-503.

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3  (World Pacific JWC-507)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax): same session
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
There Will Never Be Another You

Zoot Sims - Choice  (Pacific Jazz PJ-20)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax): same session
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
Flamingo

1955 (age 30)

John Graas - Jazz Studio 3  (Decca DL 8104)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 6, 1955
L8104Charleston
L8102/L8103Jazz Sections From "Symphony No. 1 In F Minor": Sonata Allegro / Scherzo

Oscar Pettiford, Red Mitchell - Jazz Mainstream  (Bethlehem BCP-2)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1955
Happy Minor
Scrapple From The Apple
Long Ago And Far Away
Gone With The Wind

Zoot Sims, Dick Nash - Nash-Ville  (Zim ZM 1008)

Hall Daniels (trumpet, arranger) Dick Nash (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Atkerson (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Rollie Bundock (bass) Jack Sperling (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 14, 1955
J154-1The Way You Look Tonight
J154-2-
J154-4-
J155-1Nashville
J155-4-
J155-7-
J156-1You Don't Know What Love Is
J156-2-
J157-2Compatability
J157-5-

The Les Brown All Stars  (Capitol T-659)

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bill Holman, Dave Pell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) 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 Love
14036Love Is Just Around The Corner
14037The Way You Look Tonight

Miles Davis - Miscellaneous Davis 1955-1957  (Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2050)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 17, 1955
introduction By Duke Ellington
Hackensack
'Round Midnight
Now's The Time

Jack Sheldon Quartet And Quintet  (Jazz: West JWLP-6)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Walter Norris (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1955?
IM-4013Groovus Mentus
IM-4014Beach Wise
IM-4015Palermo Walk
IM-4016Blues
IM-4017What Is There To Say
IM-4018Irresistible You
IM-4019Guatemala
IM-4020Getting Sentimental Over You
** also issued on Jazz: West (J) GXF-3128.

Billy Byers/Al Cohn/Pete Jolly/Shorty Rogers-Andre Previn/Barbara Carroll/Charlie Barnet/Milt Bernhart/Ernie Wilkins/Dick Collins/Quincy Jones/Joe Newman/Tony Scott - Lullaby Of Birdland  (RCA Victor LPM-1146)

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Urbie Green, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Billy Byers (trombone, arranger, conductor) Hal McKusick, Gene Quill (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, August 17, 1955
F2JB6287Lullaby Of Birdland
Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hal McKusick, Gene Quill (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
F2JB6286Lullaby Of Birdland (take 7)
Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) replaces Wilkins
F2JB6288Lullaby Of Birdland

Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet  (EmArcy MG 36056)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 21, 1955
12044-1Bernie's Tune
12045-7Mud Bug
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone -1, valve trombone, piano -2) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
1. 12050-1Apple Core
2. 12052-5Sweet And Lovely
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1955
12296-4Broadway
12300-2The Lady Is A Tramp
** also issued on EmArcy (J) 195J-33.

Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 2  (EmArcy (J) 195J-35)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same personnel
NYC, September 21, 1955
12046-1Blues
12047-1The Lady Is A Tramp
12049-1Demanton
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone -1,3, valve trombone, piano -2) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
1. 12051-4Broadway
2. 12053-1Sweet And Lovely (short version)
3. 12054-5Bernie's Tune (short version)

A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan  (Mercury MG 20453)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 21, 1955
12048-3Duke Ellington Medley: Moon Mist / In A Sentimental Mood
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
12061-2Blues At The Roots (aka Root Blues) (alternate take)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1955
12297-12Demanton
Don Ferrara (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1956
14179-2La Plus Que Lente
14181-2Makin' Whoopee
** originally intended as EmArcy MG 36159.
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCM-9123.

Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof  (EmArcy MG 36088)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
12060-5Westward Walk (aka Westwood Walk)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1956
12429-17Ain't It The Truth

Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz  (EmArcy MG 36101)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1955
12061-3Blues At The Roots (aka Root Blues)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1956
12430-2Mainstream
Don Ferrara (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1956
14180-8Igloo
14182-3Elevation
14183-3Lollypop
** also issued on EmArcy (J) 195J-34.

Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 3  (EmArcy (J) 195J-36)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1955
12296-5Broadway (alternate take)
12297-1Demanton (alternate take)
12300-4The Lady Is A Tramp (alternate take)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1956
12428-5Westwood Walk
12431-8La Plus Que Lente

1956

Zoot Sims - The Modern Art Of Jazz  (Dawn DLP 1102)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Williams (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 11 & 18, 1956
September In The Rain
Down At The Loft
Ghost Of A Chance
No So Deep
Them There Eyes
Our Pad
Dark Clouds
One To Blow On
** also issued on Seeco CELP 452, CELP 4520; Swing (F) LDM 30058; Bronjo BR 119.

Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival  (Jazztone (Eu) J-1245)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Williams (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums): same session
NYC, January 11 & 18, 1956
When The Blues Come On
** also issued on Jazztone (F) J-1245 entitled "Festival Du Jazz Moderne".

Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival  (Harmony HL 7196)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Williams (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums): same session
NYC, January 11 & 18, 1956
Buried Gold
Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, August 10, 1956
I Cover The Waterfront

The Jon Eardley 7  (Prestige PRLP 7033)

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

Coleman Hawkins - The Hawk In Hi Fi  (RCA Victor LPM-1281)

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

Al Cohn/Zoot Sims Sextet - From A To... Z  (RCA Victor LPM-1282)

Dick Sherman (trumpet) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 23, 1956
G2JB1114Mediolistic
G2JB1115Sandy's Swing
G2JB1116Crimea River
same personnel
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1956
G2JB1117A New Moan
G2JB1118A Moment's Notice
G2JB1119My Blues
G2JB1120Sherm's Terms
G2JB1121More Bread
Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
G2JB1122Tenor For Two Please, Jack
G2JB1123Somebody Loves Me
G2JB1124East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)
G2JB1125From A To Z
** also issued on RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB.

Al Cohn/Zoot Sims Sextet - From A To... Z  (RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB)

Dick Sherman (trumpet) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1956
My Blues (alternate take)
More Bread (alternate take)
Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Tenor For Two Please, Jack (alternate take)
Somebody Loves Me (alternate take)
** reissue of RCA Victor LPM-1282 + 4 bonus tracks.

Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements  (Fantasy LP 3219)

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 sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie O'Kane (baritone sax) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Buddy Jones (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Tiny Kahn (arranger)
NYC, January 30, 1956
T.N.T.
The Blue Room
My Heart Stood Still
Jeepers Creepers
add Ernie Royal (trumpet) Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, January 31, 1956
Is That A Fact
Who Fard That Shot
You Took Advantage Of Me
Tape Worm

Zoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer - Tonite's Music Today  (Storyville (D) SLP 907)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax, vocals) Hank Jones (piano) Wyatt Reuther (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1956
Mr. Moon
I Hear A Rhapsody
The Chant
Blues
Zoot's Tune
How Long Has This Been Going On
Bobby's Tune
Blue Skies
** also issued on Vogue (E) LAE 12047.

Chris Connor  (Atlantic LP 1228)

Nick Travis (trumpet) Ray Beckenstein, Sam Markowitz (alto sax) Zoot Sims, Al Young (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Moe Wechsler (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1956
1874You Make Me Feel So Young
1875Anything Goes
1876Way Out There
1877Get Out Of Town
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1228.

Zoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer - Whoo-eeee!  (Storyville (D) SLP 914)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax, vocals) Hank Jones (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 8, 1956
The King
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
** also issued on Jazztone J-1239 entitled "The Bob Brookmeyer - Zoot Sims Quintet - Today's Jazz".

Zoot Sims, Henri Renaud - Night Session In Paris  (Le Club Francais Du Disque (F) HF 95)

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Eddie De Haas (bass) Charles Saudrais (drums)
Paris, France, March 15, 1956
Charlie Went To Cherbourg
Crazy Rhythm
I've Found A New Baby
Charlie Was In Rouen

Zoot Sims In Paris  (Ducretet-Thomson (F) 250 V 023)

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

Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Bud Powell, Clark Terry - I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 8  (Curcio (It) GJ-8)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Martial Solal (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, March, 1956
It Had To Be You

Zoot Sims - 5658  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-116-CD)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Joe Maini (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Bob Bertaux (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Hollywood, CA, probably spring 1956
I'll Remember April
A Night In Tunisia
Red Door
Broadway
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Free Trade Hall", Manchester, England, September 20, 1958
Sunday
same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, September 22, 1958
Indian Summer
The Theme
Sunday
Willow Weep For Me

Zoot Sims With The Joe Castro Trio Live At Falcon Lair  (Pablo PACD-2310-977-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Castro (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
Beverly Hills, CA, April 1, 1956
A Night In Tunisia
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

Metronome All-Stars 1956  (Clef MGC 743)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Billy Taylor (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, June 18, 1956
2860-1Billie's Bounce
** also issued on Verve MGV 8030.

The Jazz Workshop Under The Direction Of Al Cohn - The Sax Section  (Epic LN 3278)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1956
CO56269Shorty George
CO56270The Return Of The Red Head
CO56271Blues For The High Brow
CO56272The Mellow Side

The Touch Of Tony Scott  (RCA Victor LPM-1353)

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 sax) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Bill Evans (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, July 2, 1956
G2JB5901You're Driving Me Crazy
G2JB5902Poinciana
G2JB5903Rock Me But Don't Roll Me
G2JB5904The Moon Walks
same personnel
NYC, July 3, 1956
G2JB5843Yesterdays

Jutta Hipp With Zoot Sims  (Blue Note BLP 1530)

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jutta Hipp (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 28, 1956
tk.4Violets For Your Furs
tk.6Down Home
tk.7Wee-Dot
tk.9Too Close For Comfort
tk.14Almost Like Being In Love
tk.15Just Blues

Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10)

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jutta Hipp (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same session
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 28, 1956
tk.5These Foolish Things
tk.10Z's Wonderful (aka 'S Wonderful)

Zoot Sims Goes To Jazzville  (Dawn DLP 1115)

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet -1) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, August 10, 1956
1.Ill Wind
2.Bye Ya
3.The Big Stampede
4.Too Close For Comfort
5.You're My Girl (as You're My Thrill)
6.The Purple Cow
Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1956
How Now Blues
Jerry's Jaunt

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey - Tenors Anyone?  (Dawn DLP 1126)

Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, August 10, 1956
I Should Care
Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1956
Blues For The Month Of May

Mary Ann McCall - Easy Living  (Regent MG 6040)

Joe Wilder (trumpet) George Barrow, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Moore (baritone sax) 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 Stars
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

Kay Starr, Mary Ann McCall, Mildred Bailey - Almost Like Being In Love  (Regent MG 6046)

Joe Wilder (trumpet) George Barrow, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Moore (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor): same session
NYC, August 14, 16 & 23, 1956
Something I Dreamed Last Night
It Must Be True
** also issued on Savoy MG 12220 entitled "Kay Starr, Mildred Bailey, Mary Ann McCall - Almost Like Being In Love".

Sonny Rollins Quintet, Thad Jones Ensemble, Zoot Sims Quartet - Hot-Cool-Modern  (Guilde Du Jazz (F) J.1243)

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1956
Knotty Pine
How Do I Love You

The Prestige All Stars - Tenor Conclave  (Prestige PRLP 7074)

Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 7, 1956
975Just You, Just Me
976Tenor Conclave
977How Deep Is The Ocean
978Bob's Boys
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7249 entitled "John Coltrane - Tenor Conclave". Original Jazz Classics OJC-127, OJCCD-127-2.

Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz  (ABC-Paramount ABC-149)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Gene Quill (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, September 14, 1956
5332Evening In Paris
** also issued on Impulse! GRD-115.
** part of Impulse! IA-9342/2; Mosaic MD5-237.

Zoot Sims - Zoot  (Argo LP 608)

Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1956
9:20 Special
The Man I Love
55th And State
Blue Room
Gus's Blues
That Old Feeling
Bohemia After Dark
Woody'n You

Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!  (Riverside RLP 12-225)

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor sax, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 29, 1956
Treat Me Rough
Love Me Tomorrow (But Leave Me Alone Today)
Trigger Happy!
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 23, 1956
Looking At You
Tranquilizer
I Like The Likes Of You
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1956
I Wish I Were In Love Again
I Don't Want To Be Alone Again
Trigger Fantasy
Where's That Rainbow
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1012-2 entitled "Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds".

John Benson Brooks - Folk Jazz U.S.A.  (Vik LX 1083)

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (alto sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) John Benson Brooks (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1956
G4PB8105Venezuela
G4PB8106Saro Jane
G4PB8107Black Is The Color
G4PB8108Turtle Dove
same personnel
NYC, November 5, 1956
G4PB8109Wayfaring Stranger
G4PB8110Darling Corey
G4PB8111Randall My Son
G4PB8112Joe's Old Folks
same personnel
NYC, November 6, 1956
G4PB8113Shenandoah
G4PB8114The New Saints
G4PB8115Scarlet Town
G4PB8116Betsy

Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor And Baritone  (ABC-Paramount ABC-155)

Zoot Sims (tenor, alto, baritone sax, vocals) John Williams (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1956
5412At Zonkin' (aka Speak Low)
5413Blinuet
5414The Trouble With Me Is You
5415Where You At
same personnel
NYC, November 19, 1956
5416Pegasus
5417Major-Major
5418Noshin'
5419Minor-Minor

The Complete Tony Scott  (RCA Victor LPM-1452)

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 sax) Zoot Sims, Frank Wess (tenor sax) Danny Bank, Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Bill Evans (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1956
G2JB9813Moonlight Cocktail
G2JB9814I Surrender, Dear
G2JB9815Under A Blanket Of Blue
Bernie Glow (trumpet) Les Ginage (bass) Paul Motian (drums) replaces Nottingham, Hinton, Johnson
NYC, December 13, 1956
G2JB9817I Found A Million Dollar Baby
G2JB9818Skylark
G2JB9819Finger Poppin' Blues

Zoot Sims - Zoot!  (Riverside RLP 12-228)

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) George Handy (piano, arranger) Wilbur Ware (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 13 & 18, 1956
Why Cry
Echoes Of You
Swim Jim
Here And Now
Fools Rush In
Osmosis
Taking A Chance On Love
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 2 entitled "Zoot Sims Quintet". Original Jazz Classics OJC-228, OJCCD-228-2.

Stan Getz, Shelly Manne, Zoot Sims - Live 1956 & 1957  (Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2124-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Bill Triglia (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Blackwell (drums)
"Red Hill Inn", Pennsauken, NJ, December 22, 1956
Introduction
There Will Never Be Another You
You Go To My Head
Bohemia After Dark (incomplete)

Jazz All-Stars 1956 - Theme From "Three Penny Opera" / Lisbon Antigua  (RCA Victor 20-6418)

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

1957

Zoot Sims Plays 4 Altos  (ABC-Paramount ABC-198)

Zoot Sims (alto sax) George Handy (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1957
I Await Thee Love
J'espere Enfin
Let's Not Waltz Tonight
Quicker Blues
See, A Key Of C
The Last Day Fall
Slower Blues

Zoot Sims - The Four Brothers... Together Again!  (Vik LX 1096)

Zoot Sims, Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Charlie O'Kane (baritone sax -6/10) Elliot Lawrence (piano, arranger) Buddy Jones (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Manny Albam (arranger)
NYC, February 11, 1957
1. HYJB1594Ten Years Later
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

Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot  (Coral CRL 57171)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
NYC, March 27, 1957
102100You're A Lucky Guy
102101Halley's Comet
102102Chasing The Blues
102103Two Funky People
102104The Wailing Boat
102105Brandy And Beer
102107Just You, Just Me
102108It's A Wonderful World

Various Artists - Jazz Cornucopia  (Coral CRL 57149)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums): same session
NYC, March 27, 1957
102106Gone With The Wind
Art Farmer, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 2, 1957
102149Am I Blue

Manny Albam - The Jazz Greats Of Our Time, Vol. 2  (Coral CRL 57173)

Art Farmer, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor): same session
NYC, April 2, 1957
102148My Sweetie Went Away
same personnel
NYC, April 3, 1957
102150See Here Miss Bromley
102151Poor Dr. Willmoss
102152All Too Soon
same personnel
NYC, April 4, 1957
102153Minor Matters
102154Latined Fractured
102155Blues From Neither Coast

Joe Newman, Zoot Sims - Locking Horns  (Rama RLP 1003)

Joe Newman (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Adrian Acea (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1957
Corky
Mambo For Joe
Wolafunt's Lament
Midnite Fantasy
'Tater Pie
Oh Shay
Bassing Around
Oh Joe
Susette
Similar Souls
** also issued on Roulette R-52009, SR-52009.
** part of Roulette RE-128.

Various Artists - Jazz Goes Broadway  (Vik LX 1113)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) Elliot Lawrence (piano, arranger) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Manny Albam (arranger)
NYC, May 7, 1957
H4JB3925Jubilation T. Cornpone
H4JB3926Big D
H4JB3927If 'N
H4JB3928Mack The Knife
Nick Travis (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Hal McKusick (clarinet, alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) 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 Live
H4JB3930Joey, Joey, Joey
H4JB3931I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
H4JB3932Just In Time
H4JB3933Standing On The Corner
H4JB3934Look At 'Er

The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Vol. 1  (World Pacific PJ-1237)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Allen Eager, Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Freddie Green (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Four And One Moore
Crazy Day
Turnstile
Sextet
Disc Jockey Jump
Venus De Milo
Revelation
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1237, ST-1001. Pacific Jazz 7243 8 33575 2 9 entitled "The Gerry Mulligan Songbook".

Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!  (World Pacific WP-1257)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Allen Eager, Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Freddie Green (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Disc Jockey Jump (alternate take)
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-514, ST-1015.

The Zoot Sims/Al Cohn Septet - Happy Over Hoagy  (Jass Records JASS TWELVE)

Nick Travis (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) Elliot Lawrence (piano, leader) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Bill Elton (arranger)
circa 1957-1958
I Get Along Without You Very Well
Old Rockin' Chair
Skylark
The Nearness Of You
Georgia On My Mind
Up A Lazy River
Two Sleepy People
Stardust
** part of Jass Records J-CD-5.

1958

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans - Time Out For Toots  (Decca DL 9204)

Al Epstein (alto, baritone sax) Danny Bank, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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' Hands
104175Them There Eyes
104176Early Autumn
104177You Took Advantage Of Me

Jack Kerouac - Blues And Haikus  (Hanover HM 5006)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, piano) Jack Kerouac (narrator)
NYC, circa spring 1958
American Haikus
Hard Hearted Old Farmer
The Last Hotel (From Tangiers Blues)
Some Of Dharma
Poems From The Unpublished "Book Of Blues"
** also issued on Hanover HMS 5006.

The Jack Kerouac Collection  (Rhino/Wordbeat R 70939)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, piano) Jack Kerouac (narrator): same session
NYC, circa spring 1958
Old Western Movies
Conclusion Of The Railroad Earth

Manny Albam - Jazz New York  (Dot DLP 9004)

Donald Byrd, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jim Dahl, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gene Quill (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Dick Katz (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 8, 1958
Thruway
The Nether Regions
** also issued on Dot DLP 29004.

Various Artists - Radio Tapes - The Concert, 23.6.1958  (Jazzline (G) JL 20829)

Adi Feuerstein, Gerd Husemann (alto sax -5) Zoot Sims (tenor sax -1/3, clarinet -4, alto sax -5) Hans Koller (tenor sax -3, clarinet -4, alto sax -5) Roland Kovac (piano -1/3,5) Peter Trunk (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Baden-Baden, West Germany, June 23, 1958
1.Allen's Alley (aka Wee)
2.Tangerine
3.All The Things You Are
4.Minor Meeting For Two Clarinets
5.Open Door
** also issued on Jazzline (G) 11300.

Various Artists - Radio Tapes - The Concert, 23.6.1958  (Jazzline (G) 11300)

Stu Hamer (trumpet -4) Willie Dennis (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerd Husemann (tenor sax -4) Hans Koller (tenor, alto sax -4) Helmut Brandt (baritone sax -3,4) Roland Kovac (piano) Lasse Werner (piano -4) Peter Trunk (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Baden-Baden, West Germany, June 23, 1958
1.Blue Nights
2.I'll Remember April
3.Trottin'
4.Walkin'
** reissue of Jazzline (G) JL 20829 + 4 bonus tracks.

Larry Sonn - Jazz Band Having A Ball  (Dot DLP 9005)

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 sax) Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax) Dick Katz (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arranger)
NYC, June 24, 1958
A Stranger In Town
Ain't It The Truth
Levy's Leap
Music For Drowning Your Troubles
** also issued on Dot DLP 29005.

Zoot Sims, Hans Koller - Zoot Meets Hans  (Brunswick (G) 10 814 EPB)

Hans Koller, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Hans Hammerschmid (piano) Peter Trunk (bass) Rudi Sehring (drums)
Cologne, West Germany, August 10, 1958
Blues Around Joe
Minor Meeting
Cohn's Limit

Oscar Pettiford - First Bass  (IAJRC CD 1010)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Phineas Newborn (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Free Trade Hall", Manchester, England, September 20, 1958
Yardbird Suite
Bohemia After Dark

Various Artists - The All Stars "Live" European Concert  (Unique Jazz UJ 25)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Berlin, West Germany, September 28, 1958
Sunday
Willow Weep For Me
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
probably Stockholm, Sweden, circa September, 1958
Yardbird Suite

Teddy Charles And His Sextet - Salute To Hamp  (Bethlehem BCP-6032)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, late 1958
Air Mail Special (as Airmail Special)
Midnight Sun
Flyin' Home
Stardust
** also issued on Bethlehem 20-40082 entitled "The Vibraphone Players Of Bethlehem, Vol. 1".

Betty Blake Sings In A Tender Mood  (Bethlehem BCP-6058)

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Roland Alexander (tenor sax, flute) Teddy Charles (vibes) 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 Love
I'll Be Around
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 World

Zoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer - Stretching Out  (United Artists UAL 4023)

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

1959

Bill Potts - The Jazz Soul Of Porgy And Bess  (United Artists UAL 4032)

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 sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) 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, Porgy
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
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5032.

Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Phil Woods - Jazz Alive! A Night At The Half Note  (United Artists UAL 4040)

Phil Woods (alto sax -3,4) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano) Nabil Totah (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 6 & 7, 1959
1.Lover Come Back To Me
2.It Had To Be You
3.Wee Dot
4.After You've Gone
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5040; Blue Note 7243 4 94105 2 7.

Big Miller - Did You Ever Hear The Blues  (United Artists UAL 3047)

Pat Brooks (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Turk Van Lake, Chuck Wayne (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Big Miller (vocals)
NYC, February, 1959
Five O'Clock Blues
Good Old Guy
Red Sun Blues
Cool Saturday Night
Pat Brooks (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) 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
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6047.

Irene Kral - Steveireneo!  (United Artists UAL 3052)

Joe Newman (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto sax, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) 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 Spring
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
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6052.

Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - The Swingers!  (World Pacific WP-1264)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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
Airegin
Babe's Blues
Jackie
Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home
Four
Little Niles
Where
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 Cloud
Now's The Time
Love Makes The World Go 'Round
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1025; Affinity (E) AFF 131.

Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1 - The Singers/The Swingers  (World Pacific WP-1289)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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
Airegin (alternate take)

Sonny Payne, Mel Lewis, Benny Barth, Armando Peraza, Ray Mosca - More Drums On Fire!  (World Pacific WP-1261)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Sonny Payne (drums)
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 24, 1959
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1959
Brushes
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1022.

Annie Ross - A Gasser!  (World Pacific WP-1285)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 You
I Didn't Know About You
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
I Was Doin' Allright
You Took Advantage Of Me
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 Blues
Lucky Day
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Frank Capp (drums) Annie Ross (vocals)
Nobody's Baby
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1285.

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5  (World Pacific JWC-511)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
You're Driving Me Crazy
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1031.

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues  (World Pacific JWC-512)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): same session
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Funky Old Blues (as Funky Old You) (as Choice Blues)

Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!  (Mercury MG 20444)

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 sax) Frank Wess (alto sax, flute) Benny Golson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) 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 Betty
2. 18645-12 | PB2044I Remember Clifford
3. 18646-9 | PB2045Whisper Not
4. 18647-4 | PB2046The Gypsy
5. 18648-9 | PB2047Tickle-Toe
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 sax) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) 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'
18717-17 | PB2115The Birth Of A Band
** also issued on Mercury SR 60129, (J) 195J-29. Universal (J) UCCM-9151 entitled "The Birth Of A Band! + 2".
** part of EmArcy 818 177-1; Mosaic MD5-237.

Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2  (Mercury (J) 195J-30)

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto sax) Frank Wess (alto sax, flute) Benny Golson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Patti Bown (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, May 27 & 28, 1959
18649-10 | PB2048Daylie Double
** part of Mosaic MD5-237.

The Genius Of Ray Charles  (Atlantic LP 1312)

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 sax) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) 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 Roll
3572Alexander's Ragtime Band
3573'Deed I Do
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1312.

The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2  (Atlantic LP 8064)

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 sax) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones, Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming, Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger): same session
NYC, June 23, 1959
3953Let The Good Times Roll (edited version)
** part of Atlantic LP 2-900.

Chet Baker Plays The Best Of Lerner And Loewe  (Riverside RLP 12-307)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Bill Evans (piano) Earl May (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
NYC, July 21, 1959
I Could Have Danced All Night
Thank Heaven For Little Girls
I Talk To The Trees
Show Me
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Bob Corwin (piano) Earl May (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1959
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
The Heather On The Hill
On The Street Where You Live
Almost Like Being In Love
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1152; Original Jazz Classics OJC-137, OJCCD-137-2.

Art Farmer - The Aztec Suite  (United Artists UAL 4062)

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 sax) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) 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 Suite
Heat Wave
Delirio
Woody'n You
Drum Negrita
Alone Together
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5062.

Woody Herman And The Fourth Herd  (Surrey S 1032)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, July 31, 1959
Blues For Indian Jim
The Swinging Machine
Johnny On The Spot
same personnel
NYC, August 1, 1959
Panatela
In A Misty Mood
Catty Corner
** also issued on Surrey SS 1032.

Bob Prince - Saxes Inc.  (Warner Bros. W 1336)

Hal McKusick (soprano sax) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto sax) Herb Geller (alto sax -4/11) Al Cohn, Morty Lewis, Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Georgie Auld, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax -4/11) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Al Epstein (baritone sax -1/3,8/11) Gene Allen (baritone sax -4/7) Shelly Gold (bass sax) Dick Katz (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Bob Prince (arranger)
NYC, July-August, 1959
1.Four Brothers
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
** also issued on Warner Bros. WS 1336.

Woody Herman's Big New Herd At The Monterey Jazz Festival  (Atlantic LP 1328)

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 sax) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Med Flory (baritone sax) Victor Feldman (piano, vibes) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 3, 1959
3959Scoobie Doobie
3960Four Brothers
3961Like Some Blues Man
3962Monterey Apple Tree
3963The Magpie
3964Skylark
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1328.

The Manhattan Jazz All-Stars - Swinging Guys And Dolls  (Columbia CL 1426)

Bobby Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Columbia Studios, NYC, November 4, 1959
CO63923My Time Of Day
CO63924Follow The Fold
CO63925Luck Be A Lady
** also issued on Columbia CS 8223.

Carmen McRae - Something To Swing About  (Kapp KL-1169)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dick Katz (piano) Carmen McRae (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 10, 11 & 12, 1959
Three Little Words
I Couldn't Care Less
That's For Me
(How Little It Matters) How Little We Know
You Leave Me Breathless
It's Love
Love Is A Simple Thing
Comes Love
A Sleepin' Bee
I See Your Face Before Me
Alone Together
Falling In Love With Love
** also issued on Kapp KS-3053.

Marion Evans - Ted McNabb & Co. - Big Band Swing  (Epic LN 3663)

John Bello, Burt Collins, Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Sy Berger, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Dick Meldonian, Gene Quill (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Marion Evans (arranger, director)
NYC, November 19, 1959
You're My Thrill
I'll Never Say "Never Again" Again
It Had To Be You
Margie
John Frosk (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) John Drew (bass) Don Lamond (drums) replaces Severinsen, Quill, Hinton, Johnson
NYC, November 23, 1959
Close As Pages In A Book
Mountain Greenery
Blue Moon
Lover
Al DeRisi, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Gene Quill (alto sax) replaces Frosk, Glow, Geller
NYC, November 25, 1959
Three Little Words
Spring Is Here
Have You Met Miss Jones
That Old Feeling
** also issued on Epic BNS 558.

The Teddy Charles Group - On Campus! Ivy League Jazz Concert  (Bethlehem BCP-6044)

Sam Most (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Dave McKenna (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Yale University", New Haven, CT, November 21, 1959
Rifftide
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Too Close For Comfort
These Foolish Things

1960

The Vibes Are On Sonny Stitt-Gene Ammons/Al Cohn-Zoot Sims  (Chazzer 2004)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 4, 1960
Halley's Comet
Ah-More (as Ah-Moore)
Gone With The Wind
Just You, Just Me
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Booker Ervin - The Book Cooks  (Bethlehem BCP-6048)

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Booker Ervin, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Danny Richmond (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1960
The Blue Book
Git It
Little Jane
The Book Cooks
Poor Butterfly

Rocky Cole - Smooth And Rocky  (Roulette R-25113)

Zoot Sims, Frank Socolow (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Steve Perlow (baritone sax) Rocky Cole (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, May, 1960
Will You Still Be Mine
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
** also issued on Roulette SR-25113.

Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet - You 'N Me  (Mercury MG 20606)

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

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band  (Verve MGV 8388)

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Wayne Andre (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Dick Meldonian (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 25 & 27, 1960
26652Out Of This World (remake)
26653 | 63VK636Django's Castle (remake)
26654Bweebida Bwobbida (remake)
26655Sweet And Slow (remake)
26749You Took Advantage Of Me
26750 | 63VK635My Funny Valentine
26751Broadway
** part of Mosaic MD4-221.

Zoot Sims - Down Home  (Bethlehem BCP-6051)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July, 1960
6578Jive At Five
Doggin' Around
Avalon
I Cried For You
Bill Bailey
Goodnight Sweetheart
There'll Be Some Changes Made
6579I've Heard That Blues Before
** also issued on Bethlehem 20-40072.

Zoot Sims - Down Home  (Bethlehem 20-40072)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, July, 1960
Jive At Five (alternate take)
Doggin' Around (alternate take)
Avalon (alternate take)
Bill Bailey (alternate take)
Goodnight Sweetheart (alternate take)
There'll Be Some Changes Made (alternate take)
** reissue of Bethlehem BCP-6051 + 6 bonus tracks.

George Williams - Put On Your Dancing Shoes  (United Artists UAL 3076)

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 sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) George Williams (arranger, conductor)
Webster Hall, NYC, July, 1960
Frenesi
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
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6076.

Al Cohn And His Orchestra - Son Of Drum Suite  (RCA Victor LPM-2312)

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Ed Caine, Gene Quill (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Buddy Clark, George Duvivier (bass) Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip (drums) Al Cohn (conductor)
Webster Hall, NYC, August 24, 1960
L2PB3830First Movement: Son Of A Drum
L2PB3831Second Movement: Brushmanship
L2PB3832Third Movement: Dr. Skin And Mr. Hide
Gus Johnson (drums) replaces Hayes
Webster Hall, NYC, August 26, 1960
L2PB3833Fourth Movement: Five Drums In Four-Four Time
L2PB3834Fifth Movement: Drums Loco
L2PB3835Sixth Movement: Drum Smoke

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band On Tour  (Verve V/V6 8438)

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Bob Donovan (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Santa Monica Auditorium", Santa Monica, CA, October 1, 1960
61VK547Come Rain Or Come Shine
61VK548The Red Door
61VK549Go Home
Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone)
live in Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1960
61VK551Theme From "I Want To Live"
same personnel
live in Milan, Italy, November 14, 1960
61VK545Go Home
61VK546Apple Core
61VK550Barbara's Theme
** part of Mosaic MD4-221.

The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions  (Mosaic MD4-221)

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Bob Donovan (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums): Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone, piano)
"Santa Monica Auditorium", Santa Monica, CA, October 1, 1960
As Catch Can
Young Blood
Blueport
** same contents as Verve MGV 8388 + MGV 8396 + V/V6 8415 + V/V6 8438 + V/V6 8515 + 11 bonus tracks.

1961

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 5 - Groovin' At The Blue Note, 59-61  (Mythic Sound MS 6005-1)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bud Powell (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Blue Note Cafe", Paris, France, January, 1961
Groovin' High
Taking A Chance On Love
Blue Bud Blues / 52nd Street Theme
** also issued on Mythic Sound MS 6005-2.

Zoot Sims And Al Cohn - Either Way  (Fred Miles Presents FM 1)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) with Mose Allison as "Old Grand Happy" (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) and featuring Cecil "Kid Haffey" Collier (vocals -2,3,7)
Philadelphia, PA, February, 1961
1.P-Town
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
** also issued on Zim ZMS 2002 entitled "Al Cohn And Zoot Sims - Either Way".

Buddy Greco - I Like It Swinging  (Epic LN 3793)

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 Out
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

The Curtis Fuller Quintet - South American Cookin'  (Epic LA 16020)

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, summer 1961
Hello, Young Lovers
Besame Mucho
Willow Weep For Me
One Note Samba
Wee Dot
Autumn Leaves
** also issued on Epic BA 17020.

Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs  (FM FM-LP-303)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
"American Jazz Festival In Latin America", "Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
Red Door
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
Wee Dot
** also issued on Surrey S 1015, SS 1015 entitled "Herbie Mann's Big Band".

Kenny Dorham - Hot Stuff From Brazil  (West Wind (G) WW 015)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Benny Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
"American Jazz Festival In Latin America", "Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
Halley's Comet
** also issued on West Wind (G) WW 2015.

Anita O'Day - All The Sad Young Men  (Verve V/V6 8442)

Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis (trombone) Walt Levinsky (clarinet, alto sax) Phil Woods (alto sax) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Anita O'Day (vocals) Gary McFarland (arranger, director) and others
NYC, October 16, 1961
61VK481One More Mile
61VK482The Ballad Of All The Sad Young Men
61VK483Up State
61VK484You Come A Long Way From St. Louis
61VK485Senor Blues
61VK486Boogie Blues
61VK487A Woman Alone With The Blues
61VK488I Want To Sing A Song
61VK489Night Bird
61VK490Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

Zoot Sims - Zoot At Ronnie Scott's  (Fontana (E) TFL 5176)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Stan Tracey (piano) Kenny Napper (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 13-15, 1961
Love For Sale
Gone With The Wind
Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Ronnie Scott, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Stan Tracey (piano) Kenny Napper (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
Desperation
** also issued on Fontana (E) STFL 588.

Zoot Sims - Solo For Zoot  (Fontana (E) 680 982 TL)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Stan Tracey (piano) Kenny Napper (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 13-15, 1961
Blues In E Flat
Somebody Loves Me
Stompin' At The Savoy
Autumn Leaves
** also issued on Fontana (E) 886 151 TY.

Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - Jazz Is Universal  (Atlantic LP 1401)

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

Zoot Sims In Paris  (United Artists UAL 4013)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
"Blue Note Cafe", Paris, France, December, 1961
Zoot's Blues
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 (as Savoy)
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5013.

1962

Quincy Jones - Plays Hip Hits  (Mercury MG 20799)

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 Honey
same personnel
NYC, April 9, 1963
Comin' Home Baby
** also issued on Mercury SR 60799; Universal (J) UCCM-9152.

Quincy Jones - A Taste Of Honey / Shag Nasty  (Mercury 72012)

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): same personnel
NYC, June 15, 1962
25136Shag Nasty

The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk  (Mercury 314 846 630-2)

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): same session
NYC, June 15, 1962
25137Dyna-Soar

Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats  (Mercury MG 21050)

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): same session
NYC, June 15, 1962
25138Sermonette
** also issued on Mercury SR 61050; Universal (J) UCCM-9154.

Various Artists - Jazz Mission To Moscow  (Colpix CP 433)

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

Vi Velasco - Cantando Bossa Nova  (Colpix CP 438)

Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Vi Velasco (vocals) Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arranger) and others
NYC, August 20, 1962
I Got Rhythm
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
** also issued on Colpix SCP 438.

Bill Evans - The Interplay Sessions  (Milestone M-47066)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1962
Loose Bloose (take 2+4)
Time Remembered
Funkallero
Fudgesickle Built For Four
same personnel
NYC, August 22, 1962
My Bells
There Came You
Fun Ride
** part of Milestone MCD-9200-2.

Bill Evans - Peace Piece And Other Pieces  (Milestone M-47024)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, August 21, 1962
Loose Bloose (alternate take) (take 3)
** same contents as Riverside RLP 12-291 + 7 bonus tracks.

Zoot Sims - New Beat Bossa Nova, Vol. 1  (Colpix CP 435)

Spencer Sinatra (flute) Ronnie Odrich (flute, clarinet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto sax, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 & 2
Cano Canoe
Contando A Orquestra
Ciume
Maria Ninguen
Sem Saudades De Voce
Barquinho De Papel
** also issued on Colpix SCP 435.

Charlie Mingus - Town Hall Concert  (United Artists UAJ 14024)

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 sax) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone sax) Warren Smith (vibes, 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 (as Clark In The Dark)
Epitaph, Part 1
Freedom, Part 1
Epitaph, Part 2
My Search
same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
Duke's Choice (as Don't Come Back)
In A Mellotone (as 'Finale)
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15024.

Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert  (Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2)

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 sax) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone sax) Warren Smith (vibes, 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, 1st set, October 12, 1962
Osmotin' (as Osmosis (incomplete))
Peggy's Blue Skylight (as Peggy's Discovery)
same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
Portrait
Please Don't Come Back From The Moon
Epitaph, Part 1 (alternate take)

Zoot Sims - New Beat Bossa Nova, Vol. 2  (Colpix CP 437)

Phil Bodner, Ronnie Odrich, Jerry Sanfino, Spencer Sinatra (flute, reeds) Sol Schlinger (clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Barry Galbraith, Jim Hall (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin, Tommy Lopez, Willie Rodriguez, Ted Sommer (percussion)
NYC, November, 1962
Bernie's Tune
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
** also issued on Colpix SCP 437.

Ralph Burns - Where There's Burns There's Fire  (Warwick W 5001)

Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Toots Mondello (alto sax) Zoot Sims (alto, tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax) unidentified strings, Ralph Burns (arranger) and others
NYC, 1962
A Foggy Day
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
** also issued on Warwick W 5001 ST.

1963

Jimmy Rushing - Five Feet Of Soul  (Colpix CP 446)

Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Urbie Green (trombone) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Patti Bown (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger)
NYC, January 22 & 23, 1963
Just Because
'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
** also issued on Colpix SCP 446.

Bob Brookmeyer - Samba Para Dos  (Verve V/V6 8543)

Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (alto sax) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) 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 Me
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

Jimmy Smith - Hobo Flats  (Verve V/V6 8544)

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) George Dorsey, Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 15, 1963
63VK336Walk Right In
63VK337Trouble In Mind
63VK338Meditation
63VK339Blueberry Hill
George Duvivier (bass) Bill Rodriguez (drums) replaces Hinton, Johnson
NYC, March 20, 1963
63VK340AHobo Flats, Part 1
63VK340BHobo Flats, Part 2
63VK341The Preacher
63VK342I Can't Stop Lovin' You

Tito Rodriguez - Live At Birdland  (United Artists UAL 3286)

Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) unknown (vibes) Bernie Leighton (piano) Tito Rodriguez (percussion) unidentified percussion
"Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1963
Mack The Knife
Summertime
Take The "A" Train
Perdido
How High The Moon
You're Driving Me Crazy
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6286.

Various Artists - Gershwin Was Great  (United Artists UAL 3271)

Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) unknown (vibes) Bernie Leighton (piano) Tito Rodriguez (percussion) unidentified percussion: same session
"Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1963
Liza
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6271.

Kenyon Hopkins - The Yellow Canary  (Verve V/V6 8548)

Clark Terry (trumpet -1) Joe Newman (trumpet -2) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibes) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Kenyon Hopkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 15, 1963
1. 63VK380Lissa
2. 63VK381Bake's Lament
Joe Newman (trumpet -1,7,8) Clark Terry (trumpet -2/6,9/11) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibes) 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 Hanging
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

Teddy Charles And The All Stars - Russia Goes Jazz  (United Artists UAL 3365)

Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 23, 1963
Scheherazade Blue (Korsakoff)
Love For Three Oranges March (Prokofieff)
Borodin Bossa Nova (Borodin)
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6365.

Various Artists - Jazz At Liberty - American Musicians Play Soviet Originals Over Radio Liberty  (No Label (US) RKO 131542)

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Nick Brignola (baritone sax) John Bunch (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Al Cohn (leader, arranger)
NYC, probably May 2-18, 1963
Believe
Madrigal #1
Madrigal New York
Nyet (You Will Say No)

Gene Roland - Swingin' Friends!  (Brunswick BL 54114)

Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) John Bunch (piano) John Beal (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor)
Decca Studio A, NYC, May 23-24, 1963
Bottoms Up
Suzie's Theme
A Stranger In Town
Foofnik
The Great Lie
The Wrong Blues
The Gold Dust Twins
'Round Midnight
Soft Winds
A Smooth One
** also issued on Brunswick BL 754114.

Pepper Adams - Plays The Compositions Of Charlie Mingus  (Jazz Workshop WSJS 219)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Bennie Powell (trombone) Charles McPherson (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Dannie Richmond as Danny Richman (drums)
NYC, September 12, 1963
Better Git In Your Soul
Portrait
Haitian Fight Song

Freda Payne - After The Lights Go Down Low And Much More!!!  (Impulse! A-53)

Al DeRisi, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Quentin Jackson, Al Raph (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Seldon Powell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Gus Johnson Jr. (drums) Freda Payne (vocals) Manny Albam (orchestra arranger, conductor)
RCA Studios, NYC, September 17, 1963
11740Sweet Pumpkin
11741After The Lights Go Down Low
same personnel
RCA Studios, NYC, September 18, 1963
11743Blue Piano
11744Awaken My Lonely One
11745Sweet September
11746The Things We Love To Do
** also issued on Impulse! AS-53, (J) MVCZ-82.

1964

Ella Fitzgerald - Hello, Dolly!  (Verve V/V6 4064)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
NYC, March 3, 1964
64VK282How High The Moon
64VK283Pete Kelly's Blues
64VK284Memories Of You
64VK285Lullaby Of The Leaves
same personnel
NYC, March 4, 1964
64VK287My Man
64VK288The Thrill Is Gone
64VK290Miss Otis Regrets
64VK291Volare

Jimmy Raney - Two Jims And Zoot  (Mainstream 56013)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, March 11 & 12, 1964
Hold Me
A Primera Vez
Presente De Natal
Morning Of The Carnival (as Carnival Day)
Este Seu Olhar
Betaminus
Move It
All Across The City
Coisa Mais Linda
How About You
** also issued on Mainstream S/6013. Mainstream MDCD 726 entitled "Zoot Sims, Jimmy Raney, Jim Hall - Two Jims And Zoot".

1965 (age 40)

Sonny Stitt, Zoot Sims - Inter-Action  (Cadet LP 760)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Sonny Stitt (tenor, alto sax) John Young (piano) Sam Kidd (bass) Phil Thomas (drums)
Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL, January 25, 1965
13690Katea
13691I Want To Go Home
13692Look Down That Lonesome Road
13693The Saber
13694My Blue Heaven
13695Fools Rush In

Sonny Stitt - Broadway Soul  (Colpix CP 499)

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

Zoot Sims - Suitably Zoot  (Pumpkin Productions 108)

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave Frishberg (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, October 29, 1965
Broadway
Tickle Toe
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Roger Kellaway (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, November 26, 1965
On The Alamo
The King

Jimmy Rushing - Mr. Five By Five "Live"  (Montage 20)

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 Me
I Want A Little Girl
Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave Frishberg (piano) Major Holley (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, January 7, 1966
You Can Depend On Me
Russian Lullaby
same personnel
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, January 28, 1966
Everyday (I Have The Blues)
'Deed I Do

Various Artists - Directly From The Half Note  (Philology (It) W 41.2)

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave Frishberg (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, October 29, 1965
Everyday (I Have The Blues)
Sent For You Yesterday

Tony Bennett - The Movie Song Album  (Columbia CL 2472)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tony Bennett (vocals) Johnny Mandel (director) Al Cohn (arranger) and others
NYC, December 29, 1965
CO87409The Trolley Song (From "Meet Me In St. Louis")
** also issued on Columbia CS 9272.

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot In London  (World Record Club (E) TP 714)

Peter King (alto, tenor sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jackie Sharpe (tenor, baritone sax) Stan Tracey (piano) Rick Laird (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
London, England, December, 1965
Shoft
Haunted Jazzclub
Zoot's Tune
Cockle Row
Pete's Tune, No. 1
Flaming June
Mr. George
Pete's Tune, No. 2
** also issued on World Record Club (E) STP 714.

1966

Gary McFarland - Profiles  (Impulse! A-9112)

brass: Bill Berry, John Frosk, Bernie Glow, Joe Newman (trumpet) Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) reeds: Jerome Richardson (soprano, alto, baritone sax, clarinet) Phil Woods (alto sax, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, clarinet, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor sax, clarinet) Richie Kamuca (tenor, baritone sax, bass clarinet) percussion: Sam Brown, Gabor Szabo (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Joe Cocuzzo (drums) Tommy Lopez (percussion) narration: Willis Conover (narrator) Gary McFarland (arranger, conductor, vibes, marimba)
"Lincoln Center's Philharmonic Hall", NYC, February 6, 1966
90490Winter Colors: An Early Morning River Stroll / Grey Afternoon / January Jubilee
90491Willie
90492Sage Hands
90493Bygones & Boogie (Boogie & Out)
90494Mountain Heir
90495Milo's Other Samba
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9112.
** part of Impulse! IA-9340/2.

Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson  (Verve V/V6 8743)

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 sax) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Al Dailey (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 3, 1966
101574Ricardo's Dilemma
Nat Adderley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Jones (piano) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) replaces Collins, Dailey, Kraus
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1966
101578Twelve Tone Blues (Patterns For Orchestra)
101579Sidewalks Of New York
101580Greensleeves

Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1  (Verve V/V6 8677)

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 sax) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Al Dailey (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor): Burt Collins (trumpet, flugelhorn) Al Dailey (piano) Phil Kraus (percussion) replaces Adderley, Jones, Rosengarden
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 3, 1966
101575St. Louis Blues
101577I Remember Bird
Nat Adderley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Jones (piano) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) replaces Collins, Dailey, Kraus
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1966
101581John Brown's Blues

Zoot Sims - Waiting Game  (Impulse! A-9131)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) David Snell (harp) Jack Parnell (conductor) Gary McFarland (arranger)
London, England, November 28, 1966
90686It's A Blue World
90687I Wish I Knew
90688You Go To My Head
90689September Song
90690Old Folks
90691One I Could Have Loved (Theme From "13")
90692Once We Loved
90693Does The Sun Really Shine On The Moon
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) David Snell (harp) Kenny Napper (conductor) Gary McFarland (arranger)
London, England, November 30, 1966
90684Over The Rainbow
90685Stella By Starlight
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9131.

1967

Bobby Hackett - Creole Cookin'  (Verve V/V6 8698)

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto sax) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1967
102020Lazy Mood
102023Royal Garden Blues
Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone). Cutty Cutshall (trombone) replaces McGarity
NYC, February 2, 1967
102730High Society
102731Original Dixieland One-Step
102732Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
Brookmeyer plays (trombone)
NYC, March 13, 1967
102308Tin Roof Blues
102309Muskrat Ramble
102311When The Saints Go Marching In
Bobby Hackett (cornet) Rusty Dedrick, Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, alto sax) Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) Joe Farrell, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Wayne Wright (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1967
102733Basin Street Blues
102734Fidgety Feet
102744New Orleans
102745To Miss New Orleans

Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World  (Pablo 2625-704)

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Russell Procope (alto sax, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) John Lamb (bass) Rufus Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 26, 1967
Very Tenor
Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Carter (alto sax) Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
Oakland and NYC, June 28-July 1, 1967
Now's The Time
The Ballad Medley: Memories Of You / Misty / I Can't Get Started
Wee
** also issued on Pablo 3PACD-2625-704-2.

Jazz Interactions Orchestra - Jazzhattan Suite  (Verve V/V6 8731)

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 sax, flute) Jerry Dodgion, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax, 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 City
103732The East Side-The West Site
103733125th And 7th Avenue
103734A Penthouse Dawn
103735One For Duke
same personnel
NYC, November 14, 1967
103730A Typical Day In New York

1968

Think Pat Williams  (Verve V/V6 5056)

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 sax) 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 Talk
105620Like Always
105621Little Green Apples
105622I Say A Little Prayer For You
105623Recado Bossa Nova
105624Mexican Breakfast
105625Chicken Feathers
105626Think
105627Hey Jude
105628What've You Got To Lose

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Easy As Pie - Live At The West Bank  (Label M 495716)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave Frishberg (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Donald McDonald (drums)
"The Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, October 27, 1968
Tickle Toe
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

Pepper Adams - Encounter!  (Prestige PR 7677)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1968
Inanout
Star-Crossed Lovers
Cindy's Tune
Serenity
Elusive
I've Just Seen Her
Punjab
Verdandi
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-892-2.

1972

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3 & 4  (Cobblestone CST 9026-2)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Rahsaan Roland Kirk (tenor sax, manzello, stritch, whistle) Herbie Hancock (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Larry Ridley (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972
25542Impressions (mistitled as So What)
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jimmy Smith Jam, Vol. 5  (Cobblestone CST 9027)

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Illinois Jacquet, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell, B.B. King (guitar) Roy Haynes (drums)
Yankee Stadium, NYC, July 7, 1972
25543Blue 'N' Boogie
25544Medley: What's New / Since I Fell For You / The Man I Love / Ode To Billie Joe / Please Send Me Someone To Love
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

1973

Al Cohn & Zoot Sims - Body And Soul  (Muse MR 5016)

Al Cohn (tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Jaki Byard (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Mediasound, NYC, March 23, 1973
Doodle Oodle
Emily
Samba Medley: Recado Bossa Nova / The Girl From Ipanema / One Note Samba
Mama Flosie
Body And Soul
Jean
Blue Hodge
** also issued on Muse MR 5356, MCD 5356; 32 Jazz 32017.

Zoot Sims Quartet - Zoot At Ease  (Famous Door HL 2000)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
A&R Studios, NYC, May 30, 1973
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Rosemary's Baby
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Cocktails For Two
Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
A&R Studios, NYC, August 9, 1973
In The Middle Of A Kiss (take 4)
Beach In The A.M. (take 5)
Alabamy Home (take 9)
My Funny Valentine
** also issued on Progressive PCD-7110.

Zoot Sims Quartet - Zoot At Ease  (Progressive PCD-7110)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums): same session
A&R Studios, NYC, August 9, 1973
In The Middle Of A Kiss (take 1) (incomplete)
In The Middle Of A Kiss (take 2)
Alabamy Home (take 2)
Beach In The A.M. (take 3)
Alabamy Home (take 8)
** reissue of Famous Door HL 2000 + 5 bonus tracks.

Joe Venuti, Zoot Sims - Joe And Zoot  (Chiaroscuro CR 128)

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

Count Basie - Basie Jam  (Pablo 2310-718)

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

Count Basie, Joe Turner - The Bosses  (Pablo 2310-709)

Harry Edison (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1973
The Honeydripper
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
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-821-2.

1974

Ella Fitzgerald - Fine And Mellow  (Pablo 2310-829)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1974
Fine And Mellow
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
** also issued on Pablo PACD-2310-829-2.

Various Artists - Swing Today  (RCA LPL 15031)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Bill Pemberton (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, February 15, 1974
Honeysuckle Rose

A Buck Clayton Jam Session, Vol. 1  (Chiaroscuro CR 132)

Doc Cheatham, Joe Newman (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Earl Warren (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (tenor, soprano sax) Joe Temperley (baritone sax) Earl Hines (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton (arranger)
NYC, March 25 & 26, 1974
Boss Blues
Case Closed
Easy Blue (as Lazy Blues)
** also issued on Chiaroscuro CR(D) 132 entitled "A Buck Clayton Jam Session 1974".

A Buck Clayton Jam Session, Vol. 4  (Chiaroscuro CR 163)

Doc Cheatham, Joe Newman (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Earl Warren (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (tenor, soprano sax) Joe Temperley (baritone sax) Earl Hines (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton (arranger): same session
NYC, March 25 & 26, 1974
Jayhawk

Zoot Sims' Party  (Choice CRS 1006)

Zoot Sims (soprano, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
MacDonald Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, April 20, 1974
Fred
Restless
Caravan
Dream Dancing
Getting Sentimental Over You
The Very Thought Of You
** also issued on Choice (J) ABCJ-135 entitled "Party". Choice (E) CHCD 71006 entitled "Getting Sentimental".

Zoot Sims - Party  (Choice (J) ABCJ-135)

Zoot Sims (soprano, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same session
MacDonald Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, April 20, 1974
Love Me
** reissue of Choice CRS 1006 entitled "Zoot Sims' Party" + 1 bonus track.

Zoot Sims - Getting Sentimental  (Choice (E) CHCD 71006)

Zoot Sims (soprano, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums): same session
MacDonald Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, April 20, 1974
Getting Sentimental Over You (alternate take)
** reissue of Choice CRS 1006 entitled "Zoot Sims' Party" + 2 bonus tracks.

Zoot Sims, Bucky Pizzarelli, Buddy Rich - Nirvana  (Groove Merchant GM 533)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax, vocals) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass -6/11) Stan Kay (drums -10) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals -6/11)
NYC, April 22, 1974
1.Indiana
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

Joe Venuti - Blue Four  (Chiaroscuro CR 134)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Venuti (violin) Dick Hyman (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Spencer Clark (bass sax) Cliff Leeman (drums)
NYC, May, 1974
My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Deep Night
Remember
I Got Rhythm

Bobby Hackett, Zoot Sims, Bucky Pizzarelli - Strike Up The Band  (Flying Dutchman BDL 1-0829)

Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Hank Jones (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Davis (drums) Glenn Osser (arranger)
NYC, August 3, 1974
Strike Up The Band
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

Dave McKenna Quartet Featuring Zoot Sims  (Chiaroscuro CR 136)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Major Holley (bass, vocals) Ray Mosca (drums)
NYC, November 3 or October, 1974
Limehouse Blues
How Deep Is The Ocean (as 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
** also issued on Chiaroscuro CR(D) 136.

Dave McKenna Quartet Featuring Zoot Sims  (Chiaroscuro CR(D) 136)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Major Holley (bass, vocals) Ray Mosca (drums): same session
NYC, November 3 or October, 1974
How Deep Is The Ocean (as I Cover The Waterfront) (alternate take)
Grooveyard (alternate take)
One Good Turn (alternate take)
Wherever There's Love (alternate take)
** reissue of Chiaroscuro CR 136 + 4 bonus tracks.

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Motoring Along  (Sonet (E) SNTF 684)

Al Cohn (tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Horace Parlan (piano) Hugo Rasmussen (bass) Svend-Erik Norregaard (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, November 25, 1974
Stockholm - L.A.
My Funny Valentine
Yardbird Suite
Motoring Along
Fallin'
What The World Needs Now
** also issued on Sonet (E) SNTCD 684.

1975 (age 50)

Count Basie, Zoot Sims - Basie And Zoot  (Pablo 2310-745)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) John Heard (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1975
I Never Knew
It's Only A Paper Moon
Blues For Nat Cole
Captain Bligh
Honeysuckle Rose
Hardav
Mean To Me
I Surrender, Dear
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-822-2.

Joe Venuti And Zoot Sims  (Chiaroscuro CR 142)

Spiegle Willcox (trombone -9) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Venuti (violin) John Bunch (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Bobby Rosengarden (drums)
NYC, May, 1975
1.Avalon
2.I Surrender, Dear
3.Wait 'Till You See Her
4.Russian Lullaby
5.Lady Of The Evening
6.Where Or When
7.Lover Come Back To Me
8.I'll See You In My Dreams
9.Don't Take Your Love From Me
10.Shine
** also issued on Chiaroscuro CR(D) 142.

Joe Venuti, Earl Hines - Chiaroscuro Christmas  (Chiaroscuro CR 1975-A)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Venuti (violin) John Bunch (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Bobby Rosengarden (drums)
NYC, May, 1975
White Christmas
Good King Wenceslas

Zoot Sims And The Gershwin Brothers  (Pablo 2310-744)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1975
The Man I Love
How Long Has This Been Going On
Oh, Lady Be Good
I've Got A Crush On You
I Got Rhythm
Embraceable You
'S Wonderful
Someone To Watch Over Me
Isn't It A Pity
Summertime
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-444, OJCCD-444-2.

Zoot Sims And The Gershwin Brothers  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-444-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums): same session
NYC, June 6, 1975
They Can't Take That Away From Me
** reissue of Pablo 2310-744 + 1 bonus track.

Jazz At The Philharmonic At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975  (Pablo 2310-748)

Roy Eldridge, Clark Terry (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
For You
Autumn Leaves
If I Had You
I Never Knew (That Roses Grew)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-932-2.

Various Artists - The Montreux Collection 1975  (Pablo 2625-707)

Roy Eldridge, Clark Terry (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Bobby Durham (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 16, 1975
Sunday

Zoot Sims, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Oscar Peterson - The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson  (Pablo PACD-2310-969-2)

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October, 1975
The Man I Love
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

1976

Zoot Sims - Soprano Sax  (Pablo 2310-770)

Zoot Sims (soprano sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, January 8 & 9, 1976
Someday Sweetheart
Moonlight In Vermont
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
Blues For Louise
Willow Weep For Me
Wrap Up
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-902-2.

The Phil Woods Quartet/Quintet 20th Anniversary Set  (Mosaic MQ7-159)

Phil Woods (alto, soprano sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mike Melillo (piano) Steve Gilmore (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
private recording, concert in Yonago, Tottori, Japan, June 1, 1976
Groovin' High
** also issued on Mosaic MD5-159.

Zoot Sims And Friend  (Classic Jazz CJ 21)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar)
NYC, August, 1976 or April, 1975
What Is This Thing Called Love
Tooz Blues
No So Deep
Take Ten
Mynah Blooze
Watch What Happens
There Will Never Be Another You
Willow Weep For Me

Zoot Sims - Hawthorne Nights  (Pablo 2310-783)

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Richie Kamuca (clarinet, tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (clarinet, tenor, soprano, alto sax, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute) Ross Tompkins (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums) Bill Holman (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 20 & 21, 1976
Hawthorne Nights
Main Stem
More Than You Know
Only A Rose
The Girl From Ipanema
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Fillings
Dark Cloud
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-830-2.

Woody Herman - The New Thundering Herd  (RCA Victor BGL2-2203)

Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Jimmy Giuffre, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) unidentified orchestra, Woody Herman (leader)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 20, 1976
Four Brothers
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

1977

Zoot Sims - Live In Yamagata, Vol. 1  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-143-CD)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Major Holley (bass) Jake Hanna (drums)
"Yamagata Shimin Hall", Yamagata, Japan, June 22, 1977
On The Trail
Emily
What The World Needs Now
The Very Thought Of You
On Green Dolphin Street
What Are You Doing Rest Of Your Life (sic)
Limehouse Blues
Theme (Morning Fun)

Zoot Sims - Live In Yamagata, Vol. 2  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-150-CD)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Major Holley (bass) Jake Hanna (drums): same session
"Yamagata Shimin Hall", Yamagata, Japan, June 22, 1977
Tickle Toe
In The Middle Of A Kiss
Willow Weep For Me
In A Mellow Tone / I Got It Bad
Caravan
Theme (Morning Fun)
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You / Theme (Morning Fun)

Zoot Sims - Live In Japan 1977, Vol. 1  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-125-CD)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax, vocals) Dave McKenna (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Major Holley (bass, vocals) Jake Hanna (drums)
"Yomiuri Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 29, 1977
Tickle Toe
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Ricado Bossa Nova (sic)
More Than You Know / Tea For Two
Gone With The Wind / Send In The Clowns
Lover Come Back To Me
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You

Zoot Sims - Live In Japan 1977, Vol. 2  (Marshmallow (J) MMEX-134-CD)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax, vocals) Dave McKenna (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Major Holley (bass, vocals) Jake Hanna (drums): same session
"Yomiuri Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 29, 1977
Fred
Jean
Angel Eyes
In A Mellow Tone
I Got It Bad
Satin Doll
Prelude To A Kiss
Caravan

Count Basie Jam - Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2308-209)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Vic Dickenson, Al Grey (trombone) Benny Carter (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Bookie Blues
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
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-379, OJCCD-379-2.

Various Artists - The Jam Sessions - Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2620-105)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Vic Dickenson, Al Grey (trombone) Benny Carter (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums): same session
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1977
Freeport Jump
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-385, OJCCD-385-2.

Zoot Sims Meets Jimmy Rowles - If I'm Lucky  (Pablo 2310-803)

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

1978

Zoot Sims - For Lady Day  (Pablo 2310-942)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Jackie Williams (drums)
NYC, April 10 & 11, 1978
Easy Living
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
** also issued on Pablo PACD-2310-942-2.

Zoot Sims & Kenny Drew Trio - Live In Denmark  (Vantage (J) CEJC00109)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
live in Denmark, August 4, 1978
Flower Waltz
Groovin' High
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Fled (sic)
I Wonder Where Our Has Gone (sic)
In A Mellow Tone
I Got It Bad
Caravan
** also issued on Vantage (J) CECC00100. Venus (J) TKCZ-79036 entitled "Zoot Sims & Kenny Drew Trio - Flower Waltz".

Zoot Sims In Copenhagen  (Storyville (D) STCD 8244)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"Jazzhus Slukefter", Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978
Groovin' High
Too Close For Comfort
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 You
Blue Hodge
Morning Fun

Zoot Sims With The Kenny Drew Trio - Zoot Sims In Copenhagen  (Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Slukefter", Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
In A Mellotone
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Caravan
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

Zoot Sims, Jimmy Rowles - Warm Tenor  (Pablo 2310-831)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums)
NYC, September 18 & 19, 1978
Dream Dancing
Old Devil Moon
Blues For Louise
Jitterbug Waltz
You Go To My Head
Blue Prelude
Comes Love
You're My Thrill
** also issued on Pablo PACD-2310-831-2.

Zoot Sims, Rune Gustafsson - The Sweetest Sounds  (Pablo Today 2312-106)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Rune Gustafsson, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Mraz (bass) Peter Donald (drums)
NYC, November 28 & 29, 1978
The Sweetest Sounds
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

John Haley Sims, Harry Sweets Edison - Just Friends  (Pablo 2310-841)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Roger Kellaway (piano) John Heard (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 18 & 20, 1978
Nature Boy
How Deep Is The Ocean
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
I Understand
Just Friends
Blue Skies
Until Tonight (Mauve)
A Little Tutu
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-499, OJCCD-499-2 entitled "Zoot Sims, Harry "Sweets" Edison - Just Friends".

1979

Clark Terry, Zoot Sims - Mother...! Mother...!! - A Jazz Symphony  (Pablo Today 2312-115)

Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Susan Palma (flute) Anand Devendra (clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) 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 - Celebration
A Jazz Symphony: Deuxieme Mouvement - Jubilation
A Jazz Symphony: Troisieme Mouvement - Exultation
A Jazz Symphony: Quatrieme Mouvement - Revelation

Oscar Peterson - Original Score From The Silent Partner  (Pablo Today 2312-103)

Clark Terry (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) John Heard (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, March 14, 1979
Theme For Celine
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

Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington - Passion Flower  (Pablo Today 2312-120)

Al Aarons, Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant, Earl Gardner (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Britt Woodman (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax) Frank Wess (alto sax, flute) Buddy Collette, Plas Johnson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 Thing
In A Mellow Tone
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Black Butterfly
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Heard (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 10 & 11, 1979
Your Love Has Faded
Bojangles
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Michael Moore (bass) John Clay (drums)
NYC, May 13, 1980
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Passion Flower
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-939-2.

Sarah Vaughan - Duke Ellington Songbook One  (Pablo Today 2312-111)

Waymon Reed (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, 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 So
Solitude
I Didn't Know About You
All Too Soon
Sophisticated Lady
Day Dream
** also issued on Pablo Today PACD-2312-111-2.

Sarah Vaughan - Linger Awhile (Live At Newport And More)  (Pablo Today 2312-144)

Waymon Reed (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Andy Simpkins (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) unidentified studio orchestra, Billy Byers (arranger, conductor): same session
Hollywood, CA, August 15 & 16, 1979
I'm Just A Lucky So And So (alternate take)
** also issued on Pablo Today PACD-2312-144-2.

Zoot Sims - The Swinger  (Pablo 2310-861)

Ray Sims (trombone, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Heard (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 10 & 11, 1979
The Moon Is Low
On The Alamo
Danielle
Mr. J.R. Blues
Jeep Is Jumping
She's Funny That Way
Dream Of You
Ray Sims (trombone, vocals) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Michael Moore (bass) John Clay (drums)
NYC, May 13, 1980
Now I Lay Me Down To Dream Of You
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-855-2.

1980

Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Joe Pass, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - A Celebration Of Duke  (Pablo Today 2312-119)

Zoot Sims (soprano sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Michael Moore (bass) John Clay (drums)
NYC, May 13, 1980
Rockin' In Rhythm
Tonight I Shall Sleep
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-605, OJCCD-605-2.

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Abraca Jobim  (Pablo 2630-201)

Clark Terry (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 (aka Favela)
The Girl From Ipanema (aka Garota De Ipanema)
Dindi
Off Key (aka Desafinado)
Water To Drink (aka Agua De Beber)
Dreamer (aka Vivo Sonhando)
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (aka Corcovado)
Bonita
One Note Samba (aka Samba De Uma Nota So)
Triste
How Insensitive (aka Insensatez)
He's A Carioca (aka Ele E Carioca)
This Love That I've Found (aka So Tinha De Ser Com Voce)
A Felicidade
Wave
Song Of The Jet (aka Samba Do Aviao)
Photograph (aka Fotografia)
Useless Landscape (aka Inutil Paisagem)
** also issued on Pablo PACD-2630-201-2.

Zoot Sims, Bucky Pizzarelli - Elegiac  (Storyville (D) STCD 8238)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar)
live in NYC, November 6, 1980
Lester Leaps In
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

Zoot Sims - Live In Philly  (32 Jazz 32056)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Benny Aronov (piano) Major Holley (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
live at unknown club, Philadelphia, PA, mid 1980s
That Ole Devil Called Love
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

1981

Zoot Sims - I Wish I Were Twins  (Pablo 2310-868)

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

Zoot Sims - In A Mellow Tone  (Live At e.j.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.604)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Yancey Korosi (piano) Dewey Sampson (bass) James Martin (drums) special guest: Rick Bell (tenor sax)
"e.j.'s", Atlanta, GA, August 9, 1981
Groovin' High
Emily
All The Things You Are
Take The "A" Train
Lester Leaps In
The Girl From Ipanema
Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Yancey Korosi (piano) Dewey Sampson (bass) James Martin (drums)
That Old Devil Called Love
The Jitterbug Waltz
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Over The Rainbow
In A Mellow Tone
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Caravan

Art Pepper, Zoot Sims - Art 'N' Zoot  (Pablo PACD-2310-957-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax -1,5) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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)
2.In The Middle Of A Kiss
3.Broadway
4.The Girl From Ipanema
5.Breakdown Blues

1982

Zoot Sims, Joe Pass - Blues For Two  (Pablo 2310-879)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Joe Pass (guitar)
NYC, March 6, 1982
Blues For 2
Dindi
I Hadn't Anyone Till You
Takeoff
Remember
same personnel
NYC, June 23, 1982
Pennies From Heaven
Poor Butterfly
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-635, OJCCD-635-2.

The Zoot Sims Four - The Innocent Years  (Pablo 2310-872)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Richard Wyands (piano) Frank Tate (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, March 9, 1982
I Hear A Rhapsody
Pomme Au Four
Over The Rainbow
The Very Thought Of You
If You Were Mine
Indian Summer
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-860-2.

Michel Legrand - After The Rain  (Pablo Today 2312-139)

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

Zoot Sims, Al Cohn - Zoot Case  (Gazell (Swd) GJCD 1021)

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Claes Crona (piano) Palle Danielsson (bass) Petur "Island" Ostlund (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, June 8, 1982
Exactly Like You
Zoot Case
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
The Girl From Ipanema
Emily
Exactly Like You
After You've Gone
** also issued on Sonet (E) SNTCD 1044.

Harry Edison - 'S Wonderful - Live At Club 33, Japan  (Pablo Live 2308-237)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Mike Wofford (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Club House 33", Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, October 19, 1982
Centerpiece
'S Wonderful
Sunday
Elegante

1983

Zoot Sims - On The Korner  (Pablo PACD-2310-953-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) Frank Collett (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March 20, 1983
I Hear A Rhapsody
Tonight I Shall Sleep
Pennies From Heaven
If You Could See Me Now
Dream Dancing
Changes
I'll Remember April

Zoot Sims - Suddenly It's Spring  (Pablo 2310-898)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1983
Brahm's... I Think
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
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-742-2.

Zoot Sims - Suddenly It's Spring  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-742-2)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) George Mraz (bass) Akira Tana (drums): same session
NYC, May 26, 1983
Emaline
** reissue of Pablo 2310-898 + 1 bonus track.

Jazz At The Philharmonic - Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983 - Return To Happiness  (Pablo Live 2620-117)

Harry Edison, Clark Terry (trumpet) Al Grey, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
"Yoyogi National Stadium", Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 1983
Sunday
Undecided
Spotlite
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) and others
Emily
These Foolish Things
Harry Edison, Clark Terry (trumpet) Al Grey, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Flying Home
** also issued on Pablo Live 2PACD-2620-117-2.

1984

Zoot Sims Plays Johnny Mandel - Quietly, There  (Pablo 2310-903)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Mike Wofford (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion, vibes)
Hollywood, CA, March 20 & 21, 1984
Cinnamon And Cloves
A Time For Love
Zoot
Quietly, There
Emily
Low Life
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-787-2.

Zoot Sims - In A Sentimental Mood  (Sonet (E) SNTF 932)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Rune Gustafsson (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Lidingo, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1984
Gone With The Wind
'Tis Autumn
Sweet Lorraine
Castle Blues
In A Sentimental Mood
Autumn Leaves
** also issued on Pablo 2310-914.

Others

The Best Of Zoot Sims  (Pablo 2310-850)

Zoot Sims (tenor, soprano sax) and others
unknown location, date
(rest unknown titles)

The Best Of Zoot Sims  (Pablo PACD-2405-406-2)

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Jerome Richardson (clarinet, tenor, soprano, alto sax, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Nick Ceroli, Grady Tate (drums) and others
unknown location, date
Willow Weep For Me
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)