||"Yesterday’s Smile" was written in 1995 by Al Vizzutti. This tune is dedicated to the memory of Rayburn Wright, longtime jazz ensemble director and professor at the Eastman School of Music. Ballad style. "Yesterday’s Smile"
is dedicated to Rayburn Wright, who was an amazing professor of jazz and contemporary media at the Eastman School of Music. Professor Wright was an important influence in Allen Vizzutti’s life. He played trombone early in his career. "Yesterday’s Smiles" is a medium level jazz ballad featuring trombone solo.