Johnny Zell

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Trumpeter known for his work on the Lawrence Welk Show. While on the musical variety program, he was a featured performer in such numbers as 'Hot Lips' and 'String of Pearls.'

Before Fame

He auditioned for Lawrence Welk when he was fifteen years old and was told by Welk to come back and see him when he was a little older.

Trivia

He was drafted into the Army, and he played with the North American Aerospace Defense Command band.

Family Life

He and his wife Laura raised four children.

Associated With

Both Zell and Don Friedman were inspired by the music they experienced at the Hollywood Palladium.