Zoot Sims – In A Sentimental Mood

In a film shot just months before he died in 1985, legendary saxophonist Zoot Sims plays such jazz classics as “Gone with the Wind,” “In a Sentimental Mood,” “Autumn Leaves” and “Castle Blues.” With Red Mitchell on bass and Rune Gustafsson on guitar.

Throughout his career, Sims played with renowned bands, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Stan Kenton, and Buddy Rich. Sims was also one of Woody Herman’s “Four Brothers”, and he was known among his peers as one of the strongest swingers in the field. He frequently led his own combos and sometimes toured with his friend Gerry Mulligan’s sextet, and later with Mulligan’s Concert Jazz Band.