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Etienne Charles Trio at Alvin & Friends Restaurant Friday Jazz Series at Alvin And Friends

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Fri, May 30, 2014
9:30 pm

Add to Calendar 2014-05-30 9:30 pm 2014-05-30 Etienne Charles Trio at Alvin & Friends Restaurant Friday Jazz Series at Alvin And Friends The Trinidadian born, Juilliard Jazz grad Etienne Charles’s stellar musicianship and infectious showmanship sets him apart. And his new album, Creole Soul, a captivating journey of new jazz expression, buoyantly taps into myriad styles rooted in his Afro-Caribbean background. He plumbs the musical depths of the islands, from calypso to Haitian sacred music. Also in the jazz amalgam mix are rock steady, reggae, belair, kongo and rock as well as the influence of Motown and R&B music Charles listened to on his parents' record player when he was growing up.

Here’s what composer and pianist Monty Alexander says about Etienne: “An amazing Trumpet player, and Steel Drum player, and Cuatro player... a young Trinidadian who has held onto his heritage.” Etienne will be joined by fellow Juilliard Jazz grad Kris Bowers, winner of the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition, and British/Nigerian bassist Michael Olatuja.

Etienne Charles, Trumpet and Percussion
Kris Bowers, Piano
Michael Olatuja, Bass

Alvin & Friends is Zagat rated 26 for food, 26 for décor and 26 for service and named by Westchester Magazine as one of the “Best of Westchester” for 2013.
Alvin And Friends, 14 Memorial Highway false MM/DD/YYYY

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The Trinidadian born, Juilliard Jazz grad Etienne Charles’s stellar musicianship and infectious showmanship sets him apart. And his new album, Creole Soul, a captivating journey of new jazz expression, buoyantly taps into myriad styles rooted in his Afro-Caribbean background. He plumbs the musical depths of the islands, from calypso to Haitian sacred music. Also in the jazz amalgam mix are rock steady, reggae, belair, kongo and rock as well as the influence of Motown and R&B music Charles listened to on his parents' record player when he was growing up.

Here’s what composer and pianist Monty Alexander says about Etienne: “An amazing Trumpet player, and Steel Drum player, and Cuatro player... a young Trinidadian who has held onto his heritage.” Etienne will be joined by fellow Juilliard Jazz grad Kris Bowers, winner of the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition, and British/Nigerian bassist Michael Olatuja. ...
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Greg Thomas added this event on May 6, 2014


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