Born : October 07, 1932 in New York City (Greenwich Village), New York.
Died : December 30, 1993 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Sometimes incorrectly spelt as “Constanzo”. Member of groups or orchestras of Les & Larry Elgard, Woody Herman, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, Kai Winding Septet and Clark Terry Big Band 1968–1978. Established his Sonny Costanzo Big Band in 1979. Popular in former Czechoslovakia where he performed and recorded with Kamil Hála’s Czechoslovak Radio Jazz Orchestra and Laco Deczi’s Jazz Celula.