Zoot Sims

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Birthday
29, 1925
Birthplace
Inglewood, CA
Death Date
Mar 23, 1985 (59)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1925
Birthplace
Inglewood, CA
Death Date
Mar 23, 1985 (59)

About

Tenor and soprano saxophonist who played with many different bands and artists, including Gerry Mulligan's sextet.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Air Force and collaborated with a wide variety of other performers when his service concluded.

Trivia

One of Jim Henson's Muppets shares the name "Zoot" and also plays saxophone.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Inglewood, California.

Associated With

He performed on some of Jack Kerouac's recordings.