Sunday, October 02, 2005

Norton G. Zieff plays Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Hawthorne Hotel

Norton Zieff and company plays for our Hawthorne Hotel Sunday Jazz Brunch Posted by Picasa

Norton started his training on the clarinet at the age of 8, and then studied the saxophone beginning at age 15. He trained at the Weltman Conservatory and the New England Conservatory, studying classical music. He also studied jazz saxophone with famous musician, Tony Viola.

In addition to the expected stints at fine restaurants, hotels, automobile debuts, and museums, Norton played as a teenager in a USO band in the 40's, and had a band in the Army in the 50's. He describes his style as Manhattan-style jazz, blues and Brazilian. About his playing, Norton likes to say that his songs are clean and recognizable.

Watch our Hawthorne Hotel Blog for the upcoming Sunday Jazz Brunch schedules in Nathaniel's. Reservations are always welcomed, and may be made by calling 978-825-4311.


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