Sims, Zoot

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Sims, Zoot Gender: M
John Haley Sims
born on 29 October 1925 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Inglewood, California, 33n58, 118w21
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 05°30' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°45 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°52'

Zoot Sims (at the 52nd Street Jazz Fair in 1976)
photo: Tom Marcello Webster, New York, USA, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American jazz saxophonist, playing mainly tenor but also alto (and, later, soprano) saxophone. He first gained attention in the "Four Brothers" sax section of Woody Herman's big band, afterward enjoying a long solo career, often in partnership with fellow saxmen Gerry Mulligan and Al Cohn, and the trombonist Bob Brookmeyer. Zoot Sims died of cancer on 23 March 1985 in New York City at age 59.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Aton, Dick (born 4 January 1927)
  • associate relationship with Kenton, Stan (born 15 December 1911). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Nyro, Laura (born 18 October 1947). Notes: Collaborated on song "Lonely Women"
  • associate relationship with Shaw, Artie (born 23 May 1910). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Sherwood, Bobby (born 30 May 1914). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Snow, Phoebe (born 17 July 1950). Notes: Collaborated on song "Poetry Man"
  • associate relationship with Steward, Herbie (born 7 May 1926). Notes: "Four Brothers"


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Al and Zoot)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Saxophone)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (US Army Air Force corporal)