iRock Jazz LIVE! with Trumpeter Marquis Hill

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 …

Marquis Hill

Marquis Hill and the Sounds of the City

Marquis Hill released his second CD Sounds of the City on Aug. 23. An accomplished musician, composer, arranger, and music educator at age 24, he mastered how to temper his emotional center while playing. He exhibits a more complex thinking and reasoning when he plays the trumpet or flügelhorn. It …