Etienne Charles – Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol. 1 (Culture Shock)

On his latest release, Trinidadian trumpet wizard and emerging composer Etienne Charles has found a way to make the pre-Lenten festivities of Carnival last year-round. Charles’ guiding philosophy, that Caribbean music and jazz intrinsically intertwine, is evident as he masterfully melds a modern, cool jazz lexicon and polyrhythmic grooves with Afro-Caribbean street music traditions and

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