Étienne Charles Creole Christmas

During the past 15 years, native Trinidadian, TRUMPETER ÉTIENNE CHARLES, who makes his third Jazz Series appearance, has become one of jazz’s front-line global ambassadors. His blend of jazz, sounds from his homeland and other internationally leaning musical crosscurrents – along with his ability to be welcoming to audiences with his buoyant personality – makes it extremely easy to enjoy both he and his ensembles. His Creole Christmas –is a great way for anyone to ring in the holidays – especially given this group’s instrumentation. Sharing the stage are long-time collaborator associate, ALTO SAXOPHONIST GORDON GODWIN, VOCALIST ANA CARMELA, JORGE GLEM on CUATRO, part of the Latin American string instrument family, BASSIST OR BAREKET and DRUMMER SAVANNAH HARRIS.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022

"Jazz in the District"

Doors: 6 | Start: 7
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Étienne Charles Creole Christmas

Étienne Charles: Trumpet & Percussion
Godwin Louis: Alto Saxophone
Ana Carmela: Vocals
Jorge Glem: Cuatro
Or Bareket: Bass
Savannah Harris: Drums

“A daring improviser, Etienne Charles also delivers with heart-wrenching lyricism” 

- Jazz Times

“…had strength and a clear, almost classical sense of thematic organization.” 

- New York Times



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