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      Hard-edged funk, hip-hop beats, and the great tradition of jazz.
      Born and raised in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Trombone Shorty (real name Troy Andrews) has been a fixture in the jazz music that gives the city its soul since he was a young boy. Andrews was born into a musical family, inheriting the legacy passed down to him by his grandfather, singe... read more

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      Aug 14 Artpark Lewiston, New York
      Aug 16 Freeman Stage at Bayside Selbyville, Delaware
      Aug 17 Wolf Trap Filene Center Vienna, Virginia
      Aug 18 North Carolina Museum of Art Raleigh, North Carolina
      Aug 19 State Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park Atlanta, Georgia
      Aug 21 Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Detroit, Michigan
      Aug 22 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Grand Rapids, Michigan
      Aug 24 Rose Music Center at The Heights Huber Heights, Ohio
      Aug 25 PNC Pavilion Cincinnati, Ohio
      Aug 26 Pavilion at Ravinia Highland Park, Illinois
      Sep 7 Britt Pavilion Jacksonville, Oregon
      Sep 8 McMenamins Edgefield Troutdale, Oregon
      Sep 9 Woodland Park Zoo Seattle, Washington
      Sep 11 KettleHouse Amphitheater Bonner, Montana
      Sep 12 Red Butte Garden Salt Lake City, Utah
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      Born and raised in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Trombone Shorty (real name Troy Andrews) has been a fixture in the jazz music that gives the city its soul since he was a young boy. Andrews was born into a musical family, inheriting the legacy passed down to him by his grandfather, singer-songwriter Jessie Hill, and older brother, band leader James Andrews. He began playing trombone at the age of four and quickly began playing with New Orleans favorites like the Carlsberg Brass Band. He became a bandleader at the age of six, and in his teens, he performed as a member of the Stooges Brass Band, which is known for incorporating hip-hop and funk into their jazz stylings.

      Andrews received his first big break in 2005, when he was chosen to go on tour with Lenny Kravitz as a part of his horn section. This led to performances with U2, Green Day, and Dave Matthews Band, and placed the young musician in the broader public eye. Andrews' major label, debut album, Backatown, was released in 2010 and immediately shot to the top of the Billboard Jazz chart for nine straight weeks; as well as earning Andrews a well-deserved Grammy nomination. It was also the his first album to feature his now-regular backing band, Orleans Avenue, which helped him achieve a richer, fuller sound. His follow-up album, For True, performed similarly on the charts, as well as breaking into the prestigious Billboard 200.

      In 2012, Trombone Shorty was invited to perform at The White House for Black History Month, appearing alongside such prestigious performers as B.B. King, Mick Jagger, and Jeff Beck. In 2014, he performed alongside Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the Grammy Awards during their performance of "Same Love". Just a few months later, he was interviewed in his hometown by Dave Grohl as a part of the Sonic Highways series, and the two ended up becoming friends and collaborators. Trombone Shorty made his feature film debut in the Peanuts Movie, using his trombone to perform the voices of the adults in the movie.

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