The winner of the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition is Marquis Hill. Raised on the south side of Chicago, Mr. Hill, 27, is a veteran of that city’s jazz scene and a product of its institutions — he earned a masters degree in jazz pedagogy from DePaul University and plays in the Chicago Jazz Orchestra. He’s currently a teaching associate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and has released several albums on independent labels.

Mr. Hill won in a gala concert on at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, which also included the presentation of an award to President Bill Clinton, and performances by Pharrell Williams with Herbie Hancock; Dianne Reeves with Wayne Shorter; and Taj Mahal with John Mayer and Marcus Miller.

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