Bazzana holds a PhD in music history from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree in musicology and performance practice from Stanford University.
His two books about Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, Glenn Gould: The Performer in the Work -- A Study in Performance Practice, and Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould, established him as one of the world experts on Gould. In 2007 he published Lost Genius, a biography of eccentric Hungarian-American pianist Ervin Nyiregyhazi.
He has taught and written extensively about classical music for more than 20 years. Look for his column Thursdays in the Go section
Classical Music: Heavens above — Herschel one of many stars of note
Classical music: Bach’s sonatas for violin featured at church concert
Classical music: Flutist, harpsichordist reunite in Baroque style
Classical Music: Lebanese-Canadian soprano ‘born to sing’ Ayre
Classical music: Period program focuses on Diana’s family home