Allen Vizzutti. Village Place Music, Bibliographic information. QR code for High Notes for Trumpet. Title, High Notes for Trumpet. Author, Allen Vizzutti. 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. Great advice from the amazing Allen Vizzutti [vids, music, books]. Airstream, aperture, and mouthpiece advice. Just cleaned up my.

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Pick your friend’s brains about trumpet – with a grain of salt. 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. 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.

The trombones blared, the saxes romped, The drums and upright bass, they stomped! If you sound terrible and can take a day off – do it. Trumpet players should never forget the importance of learning to breathe deeply, automatically, consistently and in a relaxed fashion. Breathing should be practiced and noticed every day.

My personal performance mantra? Specific warm-up material is in the Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method books.

Welcome to Allen’s mini-blog. Not practicing enough softly. Consistency in sound and performance is the next inevitable result. The following are typical and common pitfalls that cause stiffness, poor response, and general inconsistency in trumpet playing: The best guy at the high note game?

High Note Secrets from Allen Vizzutti – Essential Trumpet Lessons

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. I have been preaching the same basic ideas to help trumpet players perform and improve quickly and consistently for a long time. Hang with some cool people. I hope to record more soon.


What more could one ask? 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. The above 3 items make me 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. Not being willing to experiment. Playing super heavy weight mouthpieces or trumpets – not necessary — this equipment creates artificial resistance and dead sound.

Leaving the mouthpiece on your chops too long without a lift-off or lightening of pressure.

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

Tongue placement too low in middle and upper range. Trumpet players like to try, To play notes loud and fast and high.

To make a beautiful sound you have to play the trumpet correctly. Here’s qllen you need to figure out: 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? Not warming up – minutes – always.

His solo chorus caught on fire, His trumpet screaming ever higher, Soon his valves began to smoke, Windows! I have been know to inscribe that with my autograph as well. 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….

The concept of efficient tone production, steady smooth airflow, relaxation and aperture control. Grass roots, niche type artists without huge marketing budgets can conceivably reach their fans more easily than any time before. Emotion and musicality blossom in this settting.


Allen Vizzutti — “High Notes”

Go do home work. Artists suffer great losses. Why, Buster Lipcrack was his name. Practicing too many lip slurs in the upper register top of staff and above. That leads to frequent mistakes, lack of confidence and bad habits. Not inhaling habitually in a relaxed and deep way. Not having an open mind. 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.

Check back for updates soon! Practice shorter times but more than once a day. Fundamentals never change but the interpretation of the techniques with which to establish sound fundamentals, pun intended, vary.

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.

Good endurance and confidence follow. At the jazz club late one night, Buster took a solo flight. That is precisely the point. The shorter sentences still remind me of the 3 elements in the first and longest mantra. You need to breath and you need to get by the first note. Vizzutti Vizzion Welcome to Allen’s mini-blog. 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.

And Buster Lipcrack, without fear, Blew up to the stratosphere.