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Zoot Sims

AKA John Haley Sims

Born: 29-Oct-1925
Birthplace: Inglewood, CA
Died: 23-Mar-1985
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Liver

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tenor and soprano saxophonist

Military service: US Army (1944-45)

Father: Pete Sims (vaudeville performer)
Mother: Kate Sims (vaudeville performer)
Brother: Ray Sims (musician)

    The Benny Goodman Orchestra Saxophonist (1943, 1946-47, 1950, 1962)
    Woody Herman and the Second Herd Saxophonist (1947-49)
    The Buddy Rich Band Saxophonist (1950)
    The Stan Kenton Orchestra Saxophonist (1953)
    The Gerry Mulligan Sextet Saxophonist (1954-56)
    Zoot Sims


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