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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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. Not practicing enough softly.

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To make a beautiful sound you have to play vizzuthi trumpet correctly. Practice shorter times but more than once a day. The best guy at the high note game? Breathing should be practiced and noticed every day.

Playing super heavy weight mouthpieces or trumpets – not necessary — this equipment creates artificial resistance and dead sound. My personal performance mantra? Tongue placement too low in middle and upper range.

Practicing too many lip slurs in the upper register top of staff and above. Not warming up – minutes – always. Trumpet players should never forget the importance of learning to breathe deeply, automatically, consistently and in a relaxed fashion. If you sound terrible and can take a day off – do it.


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.

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That leads to frequent mistakes, lack of confidence and bad habits. 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. Concentrating and working on embouchure and corner strength – not necessary. The above 3 items make me very stiff so I don’t practice them unless I need to brush up a technical tor in which case minimal practice on lip slurs for instance does the trick.

What more could one ask?

Not having an open mind. It is my intention to periodically add articles to this section and answer questions, fot and express ideas, and offer technical and musical advice based on my 40 plus years of playing, practicing and performing. At the jazz club late one night, Buster took a solo flight. I have been preaching the same basic ideas to help trumpet players perform and improve quickly and consistently for a long time.


The shorter sentences still remind me of the 3 elements in the first and longest mantra. And Buster Lipcrack, without fear, Blew up to the stratosphere. Yet – there has never been a more easy and efficient way to reach fpr fan base with your offerings than the internet. Why, Buster Lipcrack was his name.

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 hrumpet distribution. Not being willing to experiment.

The concept of efficient tone production, steady smooth airflow, relaxation and aperture control. Pick your friend’s brains about trumpet – with a grain of salt.

Allen Vizzutti — “High Notes”

Not inhaling habitually in a relaxed and deep way. Hang with some cool people. As large electronic companies design away disk drives and CDs we the consumer obediently fall in line with the world model they devise for profit. Vizzutti Vizzion Welcome to Allen’s mini-blog.