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Conrad Gozzo

Conrad Gozzo was a highly accomplished first call trumpet player, and as studio musician, appeared on countless recordings, radio shows, television and film soundtracks during his tenure in Los Angeles. Gozzo was a member of the NBC Hollywood staff orchestra at the time of his death in October, 1964,at age 42.

Gozzo was considered a child prodigy who was greatly influenced and tutored by his father also a trumpeter. Gozzo’s early success began at age eight, winning a local contest for his performance of the challenging “Bride of the Waves” solo.

Gozzo’s first professional experiences were with with the Carter Brothers Orchestra, and then in 1938 he joined Isham Jones. During the 1940’s he would go on to play with the orchestras of Tommy Reynolds, Red Norvo, Claude Thornhill, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw’s Navy Ranger Band, and Woody Herman’s First Herd, all before Gozzo had reached the age of 25.

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