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Morning Fun
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Gone With The Wind [Live At Ronnie Scott's Club, London / 1961]
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Desperation [Live At Ronnie Scott's Club, London / 1961]
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Somebody Loves Me [Live At Ronnie Scott's Club, London / 1961]
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Autumn Leaves [Live At Ronnie Scott's Club, London / 1961]

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Throughout his career, Zoot Sims was famous for epitomizing the swinging musician, never playing an inappropriate phrase. He always sounded inspired, and although his style did not change much after the early 1950s, Zoot's enthusiasm and creativity never wavered. Zoot's family was involved in vaudeville, and he played drums and clarinet as a youth. His older brother, Ray Sims, developed into a fine trombonist who sounded like Bill Harris. At age 13, Sims switched permanently ... Read more

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