The Norwegian Trumpetforum, NTF, arranged a seminar with Allen Vizzutti, Thursday 12th of February to Sunday 15th of February, 1998. As usual it was in cooperation with the Norwegian State Academy of Music.

Allen Vizzutti

Allen Vizzutti is an internationally well known soloist,
both in classial as in jazz. He has been a soloist with
several Symphony Orchestras all over the world. As a
jazzmusician he has played with Chick Corea, Doc
Severinsen, Chuck Mangione, Woody Herman and others;
on places like The Carnegie Hall, The Newport Jazz Festival
and The  Montreux Jazz Festival.

The program

Thursday 02/12 in Levinsalen
10.00 - 12.30 Opening of the seminar
Warm up and daily practice
Masterclasses; classical with accompanist
16.00-18.30 Problems and advantages with playing both classical and jazz.
Masterclass, jazz, with accompaniment
Friday 02/13 in Metodikkrommet
12.30 - 15.00 "The Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method Book"
and "Advanced Etudes for trumpet"
16.30 - 19.00 Thoughts about playing in Big Band, lead playing,
soloist, small bands.
Masterclass; jazz with accompaniment
Saturday 02/14 in Levinsalen
11.00 - 13.30 Embouchure and breathing technique
Masterclass; classical with accompanist
in Lindemansalen:
17.00 - Concert with Allen Vizutti
Classical first, jazz after break.
Sunday 02/15 in Levinsalen
12.00 - 14.30 Concert preparation / presentation preparation
Special exercises for jazz.
16.00 - 18.30 Masterclass classical
Masterclass jazz.
Summing up and ending the seminar.