For Immediate Release: Get Ready for a Holiday Celebration with Jazz Artist, Etienne Charles

Escondido, California — :

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is excited to have jazz trumpeter, Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas perform on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Center Theater.

Etienne Charles adds a new twist to the holidays with music from his dynamic Creole Christmas album.

Featuring classic selections from the Caribbean, American, and European holiday songbooks, Charles and his ensemble celebrate the Christmas season with unique interpretations of pieces from Charles’ diverse musical roots.

Charles shines a new light on tunes such as Mighty Spoiler’s hilarious classic “Father Christmas”, “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town”, Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Chocolate”, Donny Hathaway’s “This Christmas,” and two Lionel Belasco waltzes: “Juliana” and “Roses of Caracas Waltz.”

Tickets for Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas are $35-$55 and are on sale online at or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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