John Zippay

 

 

National Cleveland Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum

605 East 222nd Street
Euclid, OH 44123

USA

 

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John Zipay performed as the featured saxophone player in top Cleveland-Style Polka bands from the 1960s on. The Cleveland native played clarinet and sax through high school and at Kent State.  In the 1970s he enjoyed a long run with the George Staiduhar Orchestra and was on two albums. He was then associated with the Harry Faint Revue and two albums of songs, including the original version of the classic "Mozart’s Polka." With the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame, John served as music arranger and in the Awards Show stage band. He also arranged for Gene Fedorchak among others. He was a music teacher and assistant director of the All-Ohio State Fair Band for 25 years.

 

Inducted in 2013

National Cleveland Style Polka Hall of Fame

 

Trustees Honor Roll Recipient

 

JOHN ZIPPAY

 

1944 - 2007

 

 

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