Allen Vizzutti

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by LeDragon, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. LeDragon

    LeDragon Active Member

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    This is quality.
     
  2. andyp

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    If you think that's quality (and boy is it!) have a listen to his own version of Carnival of Venice on his CD, with piano. It is insane. Last varie a bit like Arban's but down and up 2 or 3 octaves on alternate bars - incredible.
     
  3. davidquinlan

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    And that's not the hard bit.... :)

    Check out the Trumpet Summit CD he recorded with Bobby Shew and Vince DeMartino... some stunning playing on that too.
     
  4. GJG

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    Nice. Thought the double-C in the final cadenza was a bit sharp; overblowing, perhaps ... ?

    [Runs and hides]

    ... Mind you, I think I'd quite like to be capable of overblowing on a double-C ...
     
  5. Tom-King

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    Sickening....
     
  6. jingleram

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    Incredible! Nice trick turing the trumpet around and upside down lol! I'll try that with my euph next time I play this!
     
  7. andyp

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    I (being a bit sad) tried that upside down thing while warming up before last night's rehearsal.......all I did was hurt the top of my fingers. A lot:oops: .And get very wrong notes!

    Must have very light valves and springs!

    Think if you try it on euph you might break your fingers......
     
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    Blimey

    Class.
     
  9. Bryan_sop

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    The Carnival de Venus is impossible, Someone emailed me the mp3 and the sheet music and I can't even get near playing most of it!

    Of course...I'm not condoning the illegal copying and sharing of material...I was sent it without even asking.....
     
  10. Jonny5Stars

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    Amazing. He plays so effortlessly.
     
  11. Texus

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    Check out sandoval playing 'A night in tunisia' on the same site - as recommended by DaveQ!
     
  12. trumpetmike

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    I heard him play that piece live a couple of years ago - he handed out copies of the part beforehand so that people could "keep score" (his words).

    He then announced that he couldn't actually play the piece.
    In a way he was correct, there were a couple of splits on the way through - but he could still play it MUCH, MUCH, MUCH more accurately then anyone in the room.
     
  13. brassneck

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    :eek: ... even more accurately than yourself Mike? (only joking)
     
  14. trumpetmike

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    If I could get close I would be happy:D

    I can manage the theme, I can manage the cadenzas - beyond that, I'm in trouble.

    He's also a much nicer guy than I am
     
  15. Bryan_sop

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    Me too, If I could get even nearly close I'd be extatic!..thing is, in that clip...he makes it look easy! I can play super c's... but not like that?!
     
  16. davidquinlan

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    I can play OK C's , sometimes good C's .. not super, do they count :)
     
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