Considered by many to be one of the finest trumpet players in the world, Allen Vizzutti and his accompanist Laura Vizzutti will be playing a concert at the Lake Wanaka Centre on Wednesday the 6th of November at 7:30 PM.
Along with his dazzling technique and incredible range, Allen is equally at home in both the Jazz and Classical idioms. His wide-ranging jazz credentials include touring with the legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea and playing lead trumpet with the Woody Herman Orchestra. In the Classical world he has soloed with symphony orchestras throughout the world having performed in 60 countries and every state in the USA. Allen has played on over 150 motion picture soundtracks and recorded with countless artists from Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand to Neil Diamond and Prince.
The London Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Budapest Radio Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic of London, and have premiered Allen’s compositions along with the renowned Summit Brass and other ensembles.
Laura Vizzutti will accompany Allen on the piano. She is a renowned artist in her own right. Both are graduates of the famed Eastman School of Music and have toured the world playing concerts together.
Listeners will find that Allen and Laura Vizzutti are accessible artists with warm personalities who love to play music that is both virtuosic and lovely to hear.
This is a concert not to be missed.