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Flickr Pick from Trinidad and Tobago

Etienne Charles

From the excellent photoblog, Caribbean Free Photo, comes this portrait, entitled “Steel and Brass.”

22-year old trumpeter Etienne Charles, photographed at the Phase II Pan Groove panyard, home base of one of Trinidad & Tobago’s most celebrated steel orchestras. “This place is my home,” says Etienne, “For me this was a place of dreams. This is where I learnt what music was all about.”

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