Jazz Masterclass with Marquis Hill
“A dauntingly skilled trumpeter” The New York Times
“His music crystallizes the hard-hitting, hard-swinging spirit of Chicago Jazz” The Chicago Tribune
Born in Chicago, Marquis Hill is an award-winning trumpeter, composer, and bandleader. He was the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition Winner, and is widely recognised as one of the preeminent jazz musicians of his generation.
“Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek melodic passages that are as commanding as they are cogent. As a composer, he builds upon his distinctive sound to craft arresting originals that embrace post-bop, hip-hop, R&B and spoken word. After releasing four well-received discs on Skiptone Music – New Gospel (2011), Sound of the City (2012), The Poet (2013) and Modern Flows, vol. 1 (2014) – Hill raised his profile significantly by winning the 2014 Thelonious Trumpet Competition, which awarded him a $25,000 scholarship and a recording contract with Concord Records.”
The Helpmann Academy is delighted to present this very special opportunity to participate in a Masterclass with Marquis Hill, exclusive to Adelaide.
Marquis joins us direct from NYC for his first ever visit to Australia. Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from an international jazz superstar.
Monday 8 May, 2017
4:00 – 6:00pm
Madley Rehearsal Studio
Elder Conservatorium of Music
University of Adelaide
$10 + booking fee for general admission
Free for Elder Conservatorium students and graduates (up to 5 years from graduation).
Bookings essential > www.marquishillmasterclass.eventbrite.com.au
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