Etienne Charles – Carnival


Identity is a complicated thing. Shaped by our cultures, heritage and those around us, it seeps into everything we do—it is the foundation of our creativity and our urge to keep creating. And the most powerful of these creations are the ones that combine the unknowing journey of discovery with the importance of knowing where we come from. Such is the case with trumpeter Etienne Charles’ Carnival: The Sound Of A People, Vol. 1.

Read the review in Downbeat Magazine.

[This piece was published in the May 2019 Issue]