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The Getz family first settled in Philadelphia, but during the Depression the family moved to New York City, seeking better employment opportunities. Getz worked hard in school, receiving straight As, and finished sixth grade close to the top of his class. Getz's major interest was in musical instruments and he played a number of them before his father bought him his first saxophone at the age of 13. Even though his father also got him a clarinet, Getz instantly fell in love with the saxophone and began practicing eight hours a day.

1949: The Brothers, with Stan Getz and Al Cohn ; 1950-1954: Zootcase 2 LPs, released ... double-issue CD of two 1956 albums ( Zoot and Zoot Sims Plays Alto, Tenor, and ...

Following in the footsteps of Lester Young , Sims developed into an innovative tenor saxophonist. Throughout his career, he played with big bands , starting with those of Kenny Baker and Bobby Sherwood after dropping out of high school after one year. He played with Benny Goodman 's band in 1943 and replaced his idol Ben Webster in Sid Catlett 's Quartet in 1944. [4] [5]


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