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Unexpectedly trumpeter Marquis Hill sketches and paints a sonically unique palette of colorful tones and phrases with his fresh approach on this exciting collection of post-modern bop simply titled “SOUNDS OF THE CITY.” Watch out for this soulful, gifted yet melodically eloquent new voice in jazz. –Rob Young | Urban Flux Media


Marquis Hill -][- SOUNDS OF THE CITY –Mp3– [SkipTone Music, 2012] –

At age 24, Marquis Hill is already a well-known name on the Chicago Jazz Scene. After retrieving a Bachelor degree in Music Education/Jazz Studies, and studying privately at Northern Illinois University, he started performing heavily in Chicago. He has performed with artist such as: Dee Alexander, Tito Carrillo, Bobby Broom, Willie Pickens, Ron Perrillo, Victor Garcia, Benny Golson, Antonio Hart, Rodney Whitaker, Steve Turre , Ernest Dawkins, Maurice Brown, Corey Wilkes, Willerm Delisfort, Brian Lynch and many others.

He has toured the U.S and abroad with many different artist and groups; Sirens of Sound, The Delisfort Project, Chicago 12, Bebop Brass, Ronald Carter Big Band, New Horzions. In the spring of 2012, Marquis Hill retrieved his Masters degree in Jazz Pedagogy from DePaul University. -[Excerpt }{ Biography]-

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