Project Description

Allen Vizzutti, EE.UU.

Nacido en Montana, Vizzutti fue iniciado a la trompeta por su padre, que también tocaba el instrumento. Posteriormente asistió a la Escuela Eastman de Música, donde obtuvo los grados de licenciado y de magistrado. Vizzutti se trasladó a Los Angeles durante los años 80 y comenzó una carrera como músico de sesión, tocando en escenas de películas, TV, y bandas sonoras de anuncios. También respaldó a Chick Corea y tocó en sesiones para Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, y Prince, entre otros. Vizzutti posteriormente se unió al Doc Severinsen’s Tonight Show, y co-produjo el primer álbum en la vida de la banda en 1986; el álbum ganó un Grammy al Mejor Disco de Banda Grande. Vizzutti también tocó con Woody Herman y Chuck Mangione, entre otros.


Trumpeter Allen Vizzutti is a versatile performer and composer best-known for his jazz prowess, although his work in the classical realm is also fairly extensive. Born in Montana, Vizzutti was turned on to the trumpet by his father, who also played the instrument. He subsequently attended the Eastman School of Music, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Vizzutti moved to Los Angeles during the ’80s and began a career as a session musician, performing on a plethora of film, TV, and commercial soundtracks. He also backed Chick Corea and played on sessions for Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, and Prince, among others. Vizzutti subsequently joined Doc Severinsen’s Tonight Show Band, and co-produced the band’s first-ever album in 1986; the record won a Grammy for Best Big Band Recording. Vizzutti also performed with Woody Herman and Chuck Mangione, among others.