Jake Epstein Music Site


Harold Zinno Jazz Orchestra

The Harold Zinno Jazz Orchestra performs regulary in Connecticut and the greater Northeast. The organization provides music for events featuring ensembles of many sizes as determined by venue size, needs and budjets.

The organization is managed and directed by Harold Zinno, Jr. Harold is a graduate of the prestigious North Texas State music program and is an in demand Trumpet and Flugle Horn player. His experience is extensive and he draws musicans from a base of leading proponents of music performance, composition and education.

Ensembles include:

Soloists and Duos, Chamber Jazz (10 or less musicians) and lager ensembes such as an 18 Piece Ensemble featuring vocalists. Through affilations with musical organizations in CT, ensembles can perform in music genres and styles including American Song Book and Jazz Standards, Rock and Soul, Western European Classical Tradition, Latin and Brazilian.

Video of Amanda with HZJO
Shamrock, Waterbury, CT May 17, 2017

Blue Skies

No More Blues


Blue Monk

Fire and Rain (Partial)

A short video clip of Amanda Bellitto singing on Jake Epstein's arrangement of "Blue Monk". Live at the Shamrock in Waterbury June 15, 2016.

Blue Monk

Connecticut Performances

Harold Zinno Jazz Ensembles perform through out connecticut. The Jazz Orchestra performs every 3rd Wednesday at the Shamrock in Waterbury. Information and dates are available at:



HZJO Recording Project featuring Amanda Bellitto performing arrangements by Jake Epstein.

The HZFO is developing a project to record an album of arrangements by orchestra member Jake Epstein featuring vocalist Amanda Bellitto.

We are hoping that our friends and partons will partner with us to develop funding and raise awareness about the project.

Please stay tuned for more information and please contact us at info@jakejazz.com on how you can help.