17 Songs, 1 Hour

TITLE TIME
4:49
3:00
4:59
0:25
5:15
1:32
5:25
2:29
0:17
5:55
5:51
5:37
0:23
2:06
4:42
2:11
5:54

Ratings and Reviews

5 out of 5

8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Sweet

Manuel D. Rodriguez

Thanx for some good sounds...blessings to you!

Awesome!

k_jo_530

This is a spectacular body of music. I give this CD a double-thumbs up. I look forward to many years of listening to Marquis in the future. And I'm happy he's in my hometown! Will definitely support his live venues. Thank you Mr. Hill!

About Marquis Hill

Award-winning trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Marquis Hill is a highly skilled jazz musician with a bent toward soulful post-bop. A native of Chicago, Hill earned his B.A. in music education and jazz studies from Northern Illinois University in 2009. Three years later, he received his Master's degree in jazz pedagogy from DePaul University. A highly lauded performer, Hill won first place in both the 2012 International Trumpet Guild's Jazz Improvisation Competition and the 2013 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition. As a professional musician, he has performed with a wide array of artists including Benny Golson, Rodney Whitaker, Steve Turre, and others. He released his debut album, New Gospel, in 2011, followed by Sounds of the City in 2012. His third full-length album, The Poet, appeared in 2013. In 2014, Hill gained even further acclaim by winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute's International Jazz Competition. As part of his prize, Hill earned a recording contract with the Concord Music Group. On the heels of his win, he released his fourth studio album, the hip-hop-infused Modern Flows EP, Vol. 1. In 2016, he delivered his Concord debut, The Way We Play. ~ Matt Collar

HOMETOWN
Chicago, IL
GENRE
Jazz
BORN
1987

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