Along with his album with Count Basie (Basie and Zoot) during the same period, this is one of Sims' most exciting recordings of his career.
The Brothers is a studio compilation album by American saxophonists Stan Getz and Zoot Sims released in 1956 via Prestige label. The four sides recorded on April 8, 1949, were released on the New Jazz and Prestige labels in 1949 and 1950 (New Jazz 802 and 818, and Prestige 724).
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Recorded when Zoot Sims was 49 and obviously at the top of his form and feeling fine. Tasty piano licks and solid accompaniment are provided by Oscar Peterson. Joe Pass provides some nice guitar work, while solid rhythm is laid down by Grady Tate and George Mraz - who worked with Sims some in the 1950's, I believe.
His dynamism is evident on Zoot Sims & the Gershwin Brothers: the 10-song compilation, recorded in 1975, uses such jazz improvisation stalwarts as The Man I Love, I Got Rhythm, Summertime, & Embraceable You to showcase his absolute command of the modern jazz vocabulary
Zoot Sims - Sax (Tenor) Jiri Mraz - Bass Joe Pass - Guitar Oscar Peterson - Piano Grady Tate – Drums. Along with his album with Count Basie (Basie and Zoot) during the same period, this is one of Sims' most exciting recordings of his career. Greatly assisted by pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Joe Pass, bassist George Mraz, and drummer Grady Tate, he explores ten songs written by George and Ira Gershwin