Etienne Charles & Creole Soul

Experience the Trinidadian trumpeter and his seven-member band as they filter reggae, Calypso, and Afro-Caribbean music into a modern jazz conception. Etienne Charles has been hailed by the New York Times as "an auteur" and by Jazz Times as "a daring improviser who delivers with heart-wrenching lyricism." Etienne is one of the most exciting jazz artists ushering the genre into groundbreaking new territory. According to Downbeat Magazine, "Charles delivers his ebullient improvisations with the elegance of a world-class ballet dancer." He has received critical acclaim for his exciting performances, thrilling compositions, and charismatic onstage presence.

Saturday, November 7 | 8pm |  $35

Great Lakes Center for the Arts
800 Bay Harbor Drive
Petoskey, MI 49770