Equally at home in a multitude of musical idioms, Allen Vizzutti has visited 30 countries and every state in the union to perform with a rainbow of artists and ensembles including Chick Corea, Doc Severinsen, The NBC Tonight Show Band, the Airmen of Note, the Army Blues, Chuck Mangoine, Woody Herman, 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. Allen's status as an artist has led to solo performances 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's solo jazz recordings include CD's such as Trumpet Summit and Skyrocket from Summit Records. Classical CD's currently available are Baroque and Beyond from Sony, A Trumpeter's Dream, Ludwig Music Publishing and Carnival of Venus, Summit Records. His CD High Class Brass on Prophecy Records is a unique classical/jazz blend co-produced, written and performed with fellow trumpet artist and composer Jeff Tyzik and a 90 piece orchestra.
From his home base in Seattle Washington, Allen's current career thrust is an impressive schedule of recitals, concerts and composing. His continued commitment to education and the value of music in everyday life results each year in an extensive schedule of guest appearances at universities throughout Europe, Australia, Canada and the United States. As Artist in Residence, Allen has taught at the Eastman School of Music, the Banff Center for the performing Arts, the University of Washington, Kansas State University and West Texas State University. The Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method published by Alfred Music has become a standard work for trumpet study worldwide.