Trombone Shorty

Born 2 January 1986.
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Trombone Shorty chats to Jools Holland

Trombone Shorty chats to Jools Holland on Later... with Jools Holland.

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Troy Andrews (born January 2, 1986), also known by the stage name Trombone Shorty, is a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He has worked in jazz, funk and rap music. Andrews is the younger brother of trumpeter and bandleader James Andrews as well as the grandson of singer and songwriter Jessie Hill. Andrews began playing trombone at age six, and since 2009 has toured with his own band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.

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  1. Review of For True

    For True 2011

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    A starry array of guests points this second album towards the mainstream.
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