2007 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Trumpet Competition

Kodak Theater
Los Angeles, CA

First Place: Ambrose Akinmusire, California
Second Place: Jean Caze, Haiti
Third Place: Michael Rodriguez, New York

Herb Alpert
Terence Blanchard
Roy Hargrove
Quincy Jones
Hugh Masekela
Clark Terry

The 2007 Competition featured the presentation of the inaugural Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award to Herbie Hancock

Composers Competition Winner: Petros Sakelliou, Athens, Greece

Photo: Michael Rodriguez (3rd place), Jean Caze (2nd place) and Ambrose Akinmusire (1st place)