Trombone Shorty, aka Troy Andrews, has started a foundation dedicated to music education in New Orleans. Jonathan Mannion/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews has been playing music since age 4. Kirk Edwards hide caption

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Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews kicks things off at the "Which" stage at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Laura Fedele hide caption

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Trombone Shorty, aka Troy Andrews, released Backatown, his first major label album, just in time for the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Kirk Edwards hide caption

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