Glenn Zottola

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Glenn Zottola
Birth nameGlenn Paul Zottola
Born (1947-04-28) April 28, 1947 (age 71)
Port Chester, New York, U.S.
InstrumentsTrumpet, saxophone
Years active1960–present
LabelsAngel, Atlantic, Chiaroscuro, Classic Jazz, Concord, Dreamstreet, Famous Door, Harbinger, Progressive
Associated actsLionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Bob Wilber

Glenn Paul Zottola, (born April 28, 1947) is an American jazz trumpeter and saxophonist. He is known for his work with Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, and Bob Wilber, and has accompanied a broad range of vocalists, including Mel Tormé, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, and Joe Williams.[1] He has recorded over 50 albums and in 1988 was a featured soloist at the 50th anniversary of Benny Goodman's Carnegie Hall Concert. In 1995, Zottola was bandleader on the Suzanne Somers daytime TV talk show at Universal Studios.[2][3]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Christmas in Jazztime (Dreamstreet, 1996)
  • Jazz Titans: Classic Jazz Trio (Classic Jazz, 2011)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Vol. 1: Too Marvelous for Words (Music Minus One/Traditions Alive, 2012)
  • Charlie Parker (Traditions Alive, 2013)
  • The Bechet Legacy: Birch Hall Concerts Live with Bob Wilber (Classic Jazz, 2013)
  • Bossa, Bonfa and Black Orpheus: A Tribute to Stan Getz (Classic Jazz/Inner City, 2014)
  • Clifford Brown Remembered (Classic Jazz/Inner City, 2014)
  • I Got Rhythm (Music Minus One, 2014)
  • I Remember Clifford (Music Minus One, 2014)
  • Reflections of Charlie Parker (Classic Jazz/Inner City, 2014)
  • Charlie Parker with Strings Revisited (Classic Jazz/Independent/Inner City, 2015)
  • Classic Arrangements (Audio & Video Labs, 2015)
  • Classic Standards with Strings: Inspired by Ben Webster (Classic Jazz/Independent/Inner City, 2015)
  • Come Fly with Me (Audio & Video Labs, Inc./Classic Jazz, 2015)
  • Getting Sentimental (Classic Jazz/Inner City, 2015)
  • Miles Davis Remembered (Audio & Video Labs/Classic Jazz/Independent/Inner City, 2015)
  • Too Marvelous for Words (Audio & Video Labs, 2015)
  • Triple Play (Inner City, 2015)[4]
  • Live at Eddie Condons
  • Steamin' Mainstream
  • Jazz in Christmas Time
  • Secret Love
  • Steve Allen Plays Jazz Tonight
  • Peggy Lee - Love Held Lightly
  • Jim Dejulio - It's About Time
  • Butch Miles Salutes Chick Webb
  • Butch Miles Salutes Count Basie
  • Butch Miles Salutes Gene Krupa
  • More Miles ... More Standards
  • Stardust
  • Maxinne Sullivan Sings the Songs of Burton Lane
  • Maxinne Sullivan Sings the Songs of Jule Styne
  • Bob Wilber - On The Road
  • Bob Wilber - Ode To Bechet
  • Bob Wilber - King Oliver
  • Lillette Jenkins - Music of Lil Hardin
  • George Anders Buenas Aires Swing Connection
  • Stella Lawson - Goin' For It
  • George Kelly - Music of Don Redman
  • George Masso - Pieces Of Eight
  • George Masso - Swinging Case of Masso-ism
  • George Masso - No Frills, Just Music


  1. ^ Carr, Ian; Fairweather, Digby; Priestley, Brian (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. p. 617. ISBN 1-85828-137-7.
  2. ^ Glenn Zottola filmography, retrieved 18 March 2011.
  3. ^ Suzanne Somers Show: Glenn Zottola, retrieved 18 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Glenn Zottola | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 July 2017.

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