|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
Missoula, Montana, USA. Raised in Montana, Vizzutti was taught to play trumpet by his father, himself a self-taught trumpet player. Later, he studied at the Eastman School of Music where he earned a Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, a Performers Certificate, and a chair in the faculty brass quintet. Additionally, he was the first wind instrumentalist to be awarded an Eastman Artists diploma. Arising from this, he appeared as soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the first of many classical performances. Resident in Los Angeles in the 80s, Vizzutti played on numerous motion picture soundtracks and on many television shows. He also played in bands backing recording artists such as Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond.
In addition to pop work such as this, Vizzutti has also toured extensively in the USA and overseas, playing in jazz and classical contexts. In these genres, he has worked with the Airmen Of...