Andrew Egizio is a Freelance Trumpet Player located in the Chicagoland Area. His expertise is in the area of jazz and similar genres. In addition, he is also well versed in classical settings, with experience playing in Orchestras and Brass Quintets.
His beginning years started in the West Suburbs of Chicago. He quickly became a fixture in Saint Charles's jazz scene, when a group that he co-founded, started playing at many restaurants throughout the area. Egizio currently attends DePaul University in Chicago, where he is a Class of 2020 Jazz Studies major. He is currently in the DePaul Jazz Workshop under the direction of Dana Hall.
He has also been able to perform with musicians such as Donny McCaslin, Dave Douglas, and Nicholas Payton, among others.
Teachers of his include:
Chad McCullough, Dana Hall, Mike Allemana, Jim Trompeter, Scott Burns, and Scott Hesse
Egizio has also briefly studied with:
Marquis Hill, Joey Tartell, Tito Carillo, Etienne Charles, Dave Douglas, Jonathan Finlayson, Ray Vega
Egizio also has lots of experience teaching private lessons to trumpet students. He currently has his own studio of private students, in addition to being a trumpet teacher sub at multiple shops in the Saint Charles area.
Andrew currently plays on a Yamaha 8310z Bobby Shew trumpet, and a Yamaha YFH-731 Flugelhorn.