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Competition - 2014 Trumpet Competition

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November 10, 2014

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Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Thelonious Monk Competition Finalists Share Stage with Herbie Hancock, Kevin Spacey, Taj Mahal,
Pharrell Williams, Queen Latifah, John Mayer, Chaka Khan, Wayne Shorter, Dee Dee Bridgewater,
Dianne Reeves and a Host of Others at All-Star Gala Concert Honoring President Bill Clinton

Los Angeles, California – The 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and All-Star Gala Concert came to a close with roaring applause and cheers following President Bill Clinton’s acceptance of the Institute’s Maria Fisher Founder’s Award and the announcement of Marquis Hill, of Chicago, Illinois, as first place winner of the Competition, which this year showcased the trumpet. 

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