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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Here’s what you need to figure out: Not practicing enough softly. Yet – there has never been a more easy vizautti efficient way to reach your fan base with your offerings than the internet. Hang with some cool people. Not having an open mind. AV My book “High Notes” in the merchandise section has text and practical studies and etudes about all of this for the classical or jazz trumpet player.

Practicing too many lip slurs gor the upper register top of staff and above. 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.

Allen Vizzutti — “High Notes”

Please click on entry titles to read full entries. Breathing should be practiced and noticed every day. Artists suffer great losses.

I hope to record more soon. Concentrating and working on embouchure and corner strength – not necessary.


The following are typical and common pitfalls that cause stiffness, poor response, and general inconsistency in trumpet playing: Leaving the mouthpiece on your chops too long without a lift-off or lightening of pressure. Not inhaling habitually in a relaxed and deep way. Grass roots, niche type artists without huge marketing budgets can conceivably reach their fans more easily than any time before.

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With Versatile Trumpeter Allen Vizzutti, Everything Ends On A High Note | MTPR

That leads to frequent mistakes, lack of confidence and bad habits. Not warming up – minutes – always. 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.

Trumpet players should never forget the importance of learning to breathe deeply, automatically, consistently and in a relaxed fashion.

Why, Buster Lipcrack was his name. Consistency in sound and performance is the next inevitable result. The trombones blared, the saxes romped, The drums and upright bass, they stomped!

Emotion and musicality blossom in this settting. At the jazz club late one night, Buster took a solo flight. To make a beautiful sound you have to play the trumpet correctly. Check back for updates soon! His solo chorus caught on fire, His trumpet screaming ever higher, Soon his valves began to smoke, Windows! If you sound terrible and can take a day noes – do it.

Tongue placement too low in middle and upper range. Good endurance and confidence follow.


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….

Pick your friend’s brains about trumpet – note a grain of salt. Fundamentals never change but the interpretation of the techniques with which to establish sound fundamentals, pun intended, vary.

High Notes for Trumpet – Allen Vizzutti – Google Books

Vizzutti Vizzion Welcome to Allen’s mini-blog. Not being willing to experiment. I have been preaching the same basic ideas to help trumpet players perform and improve quickly and consistently for a long time.

Am I starting to make sense? 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. You need to turmpet and you need to get by the first note. The shorter sentences still remind me of the 3 elements in the first and longest mantra.

My personal performance mantra? Playing super heavy weight mouthpieces or trumpets – not necessary — this equipment creates artificial resistance and dead sound. Fog Buster Lipcrack, without fear, Blew up to the stratosphere. Trumpet players like to try, To play notes loud and fast and high. The concept of efficient tone production, steady smooth airflow, relaxation and ttrumpet control.

Specific warm-up material is in the Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method books.