My dad, Lido Vizzutti, taught me trumpet until I was . If you are struggling with a high note in the new piece, learn the music all around the. I got this book some weeks back, and while you still need a teacher and a lot of practice to get its full potential it for sure want hurt your high. upper-register playing, thereby serving as a guide enabling trumpet 23 Allen Vizzutti, High Notes for Trumpet (Village Place Music, ).

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Concentrating and working on embouchure and corner strength – not necessary. The concept of efficient tone production, steady smooth airflow, relaxation and aperture control.

trumpef To make a beautiful sound you have to play the trumpet correctly. My personal performance mantra? Tongue placement too low in middle and upper range.


Breathing should be practiced and noticed every day. That is precisely the point. Specific warm-up material is in the Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method books. Not having an open mind. As large electronic companies design away disk drives and CDs we the consumer obediently fall in vizzutti with the world model they devise for profit. I prefer not to get into a long winded explanation about the working fundamentals of trumpet playing and the intricate balance of elements needed to successfully make it all work….

I vjzzutti to record more soon.

AV My book “High Notes” in the merchandise section has text and practical hivh and etudes about all of this for the classical or jazz trumpet player. Not inhaling habitually in a relaxed and deep way.


Emotion and musicality blossom in this settting. Not practicing enough softly. Playing super heavy weight mouthpieces or trumpets – not necessary — this equipment creates artificial resistance and dead sound. Detailed discussion of those type of things will eventually follow but for my opening article at my website launch I simply want to tell you my personal performance mantra.

The best guy at the high note game? Vizzutti Vizzion Welcome to Allen’s mini-blog. Ever higher notes he blew, As if with God to rendezvous.

High Note Secrets from Allen Vizzutti – Essential Trumpet Lessons

Yet – there has never been a more easy and efficient way to reach your fan base with your offerings than the internet. Am I starting to make sense? The above 3 items make nptes very stiff so I don’t practice them unless I need to brush up a technical move in which case minimal practice on lip slurs for instance does the trick.

Why, Buster Lipcrack was his name. His solo chorus caught on fire, His trumpet screaming ever higher, Soon his valves began to smoke, Windows! At the jazz club late one night, Buster took a solo flight. The shorter sentences still remind me of the 3 elements notez the first and longest mantra. Leaving the mouthpiece on your chops too long without a lift-off or lightening of pressure. It is exciting for me to now have the opportunity through the net to continue sharing information about which I think visitors to this site will be interested.

It is my intention to periodically add articles to this section and answer questions, inspire and express ideas, and offer technical and musical advice based on my 40 plus years of playing, practicing and performing. The following are typical and common pitfalls that cause stiffness, poor response, and general inconsistency in trumpet playing: Trumpet players should never forget the importance of learning to breathe deeply, automatically, consistently and in a relaxed fashion.


The trombones blared, the saxes romped, The drums and upright bass, they stomped! Welcome vizzuyti Allen’s mini-blog. And Buster Lipcrack, without fear, Blew up to the stratosphere.

Check back for updates soon! There is no path that is exactly the same for all players but great ideas and solid musical materials work well for most of us. While I will remain very active touring, performing and writing, the demise of traditional record companies and their retail outlets has left me, and many other artists, in a fluid business situation concerning recording financing, production and distribution.

What more could one ask? Fundamentals never change but the interpretation of the techniques with which to establish sound fundamentals, pun intended, vary.

I have been know to inscribe that with my autograph as well. I have been preaching the same basic ideas to help trumpet players perform and improve quickly and consistently for a long time. Go do home work. Here’s what you need to figure out: Hang with some cool people. Not being willing to experiment.