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Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty
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Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty
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Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Trombone Shorty performs with Orleans Avenue on the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

August 7, 2011 Hear the jazz trombonist and singer embrace future-funk and rock backbeats in a set from Newport.

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Trombone Shorty; credit: Laura Fedele

June 11, 2010 Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews is a product of New Orleans' rich brass-band tradition.

Interviews & Profiles

Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews has been playing music since age 4.

August 10, 2011 Troy Andrews bridges past and present jazz styles into a sound he calls "Supafunkrock."

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Trombone Shorty

May 2, 2010 The young horn player Troy Andrews has toured the world, but remains loyal to his hometown roots.

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News

Trombone Shorty, aka Troy Andrews, has started a foundation dedicated to music education in New Orleans.

October 10, 2013 At 27, Trombone Shorty is already an icon. So the bandleader is nurturing even younger local talent.

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More Stories

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue perform at the famous New Orleans jazz bar Tipitina's.

June 12, 2012 Shorty takes us to a Second Line, a New Orleans tradition with big heart and even bigger brass.

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Trombone Shorty at the NPR Music office.

September 29, 2011 The New Orleans native achieved stardom with his voice and his horn. But he just wants you to dance.

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Trombone Shorty.

June 20, 2011 Listen to a mix of musicians performing at this year's Montreal Jazz Festival, which begins June 25.

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