Zoot Sims Quartet


Zoot Sims Quartets

  • Release Date: 10 Jul 1992
  • OJCCD-242-2

These early Fifties sessions are reminders that although Zoot Sims continued to deepen and expand during the next 30 years, he was already a vital force of great melodic sense and relenting swing. The first date, from 1950, with John Lewis on piano, features “Memories of You,” the theme song of one of Zoot’s former big band leaders, Sonny Dunham. The second session, from 1951, is particularly notable because it contains “Zoot Swings the Blues” and “East of … MORE