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ArtPower Presents Marquis Hill Blacktet


  • WHEN Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 8 p.m.
  • WHERE The Loft at UC San Diego, 911 Lyman Lane, La Jolla, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $18 - $30

ArtPower at UC San Diego presents Marquis Hill Blacktet.

For the past five years, 30-year-old trumpeter Marquis Hill has been invigorating the Chicago jazz scene with his sleek approach to modern jazz, which often incorporates elements of spoken word and hip-hop.

Winner of the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition, Hill has established his well-deserved reputation as a leading figure among today’s crop of adventurous young jazz musicians. With his longstanding quintet, Blacktet (consisting of alto saxophonist Christopher McBride, vibraphonist Justin Thomas, drummer Makaya McCraven, and bassist Joshua Ramos), Hill recently released his album "The Way We Play," an homage to his formative years in Chicago through stirring makeovers of jazz standards.

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A photo of Marquis Hill Blacktet, courtesy of ArtPower.

Above: A photo of Marquis Hill Blacktet, courtesy of ArtPower.


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