The award winning Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble performs LIVE with special guest renowned trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill – 4:00 PM SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016 at the Dillard Center for the Arts Theater located at 2501 NW 11th St. Fort Lauderdale, 33311. Enjoy the music of the nationally renowned DCA Jazz Ensemble as they swing to Big Band jazz and treat yourself to a sweet dessert buffet during intermission.
Special guest artist Marquis Hill is widely recognized as one of the preeminent voices on the instrument of his generation. Mr. Hill’s musical education further expanded by attending Northern Illinois University, from which he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. While still an undergraduate, Mr. Hill began to be regarded as one of the most in demand trumpeters in Chicago. His musical prowess began to garner more recognition after winning such competitions as the International Trumpet Guild jazz competition (2012) and most recently the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition (2014), widely regarded as the most prestigious in its field.
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