MSU jazz artist Etienne Charles does some 'Creole Soul' searching
This summer, MSU assistant professor Etienne Charles debuted his fourth album, called "Creole Soul." It’s received favorable reviews from The New York Times and NPR, and spent some time high up on the jazz charts. Charles, who is also one of the MSU Professors of Jazz, will be playing some of his music at the Broad Art Museum on Thursday night.
WKAR’s Melissa Benmark spoke with Charles about his album, his thoughts on music, and what caused him to pick the trumpet for his primary instrument.