Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles performs Nov. 1 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center as part of the Miami Nice Jazz Festival
Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles performs Nov. 1 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center as part of the Miami Nice Jazz Festival
Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles performs Nov. 1 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center as part of the Miami Nice Jazz Festival

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