2003 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Trombone Competition

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC

First Place: Andre Hayward, Texas
Second Place: David Gibson, Alabama
Third Place: Noah Bless, Massachusetts
Fourth Place: Karin Harris, Washington
Fifth Place: Marshall Gilkes, Maryland

Steve Davis
Curtis Fuller
Grachan Moncur III
Julian Priester
Steve Turre

The 2003 Competition featured the presentation of the Maria Fisher Founder’s Award to David Baker

Composers Competition Winner: Ilja Reijngoud, The Netherlands

Photo: Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock (far left & right) take a moment with the 2003 Competition winners Andre Hayward, Marshall Gilkes, Karin Harris, Noah Bless and David Gibson