Virginia Tech Trumpet Festival 2018
Haymarket Theatre, Squires | Music
September 28, 2018 at 7:30pm
Join the Virginia Tech Jazz Ensembles with guest trumpeter Allen Vizzutti for an evening of jazz.
Allen Vizzutti has performed in 60 countries with an array of artists and ensembles including Chick Corea, Doc Severinsen, The NBC Tonight Show Band, the Airmen of Note, the Army Blues, Chuck Mangione, Woody Herman, Bill Watrous, Japan's NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Kosei Wind Orchestra.
Performing as a classical and jazz artist, he has appeared as a guest soloist with symphony orchestras in Tokyo, Germany, St. Louis, Syracuse, Honolulu, Milwaukee and Phoenix to name a few. Vizzutti has performed solo at the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, Newport Jazz Festival, Banff Center for the Performing Arts, Montreaux Jazz Festival, the Charles Ives Center and the Lincoln Center in New York.
"Allen Vizzutti is the real deal, a virtuoso performer quietly going about the business of making some of the finest music on record." - Critical Jazz
“Finely tuned wind, easy control, polyharmonic wit, orchestral penmanship, punctuated spiritual warmth…rarely do so many qualities find themselves in one musician.” -Chick Corea
Join us for these other Trumpet Festival events!
Sept. 29 - Trumpet Festival Concert
Sept. 30 - Adam Gordon, baroque trumpet
$10 general | $7 studentGet Tickets