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While Mike Cottone didn't win in the end ... he killed it at the TS Monk Trumpet Semifinals

Eastman grad and Rochester (now in LA) favorite Mike Cottone competed in this year's Thelonius Monk Trumpet Competition and was a semifinalist. Chicagoan Marquis Hill went on to win, but Mike killed it anyway. Here's his performance (Mike starts at 4:08:13, followed by competition winner Hill or you can watch the whole 5+ hours of music from the beginning):


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