At age 24, Marquis Hill is already a well-known name on the Chicago Jazz Scene. After receiving his Bachelors degree in Music Education/Jazz Studies and studying privately at Northern Illinois University, he started performing heavily in Chicago. He has performed with artists 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 artists and groups, including: Sirens of Sound, The Delisfort Project, Chicago 12, Bebop Brass, Ronald Carter Big Band, New Horzions. Marquis Hill is now working on his Masters degree in Jazz Pedagogy.