Paul Zaza

Paul Zaza is a Canadian musician, producer, engineer, and film music composer. In 1977, he released three albums of instrumental jazz-funk on the Baby Grand label, plus an album each under the studio group names Just a Little Bit and Hot In Here. The track “Burbank Robber” (from Hot In Here) was used in an episode of SCTV and as the intro theme of The Sensational 70’s, a docu-series hosted by Peter Jennings.

As a soundtrack composer, Zaza scored music to the 1980/81 horror films My Bloody Valentine and Prom Night and the 1983 seasonal classic A Christmas Story, the last two in collaboration with Carl Zittrer.

He was born Paul James Zaza on September 1, 1952, in Vancouver, British Columbia.


  • Contact (1977)
  • Just a Little Bit (1977 • Just a Little Bit)
  • Le Payback (1977)
  • Zaza (1977)
  • Hot In Here (1977 • Hot In Here)
  • Music Express (1978 • Paul Zaza / Paul Kass / Johnny Hawksworth)
  • More Bits and Pieces (1980 • Paul Zaza / Eric Allen / Brian Austin)
  • Faces and Places (1982 • Paul Zaza and His Orchestra)


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