Born: January 2, 1986
Since the release of their Grammy®-nominated 2010 debut album, Backatown, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have grown creatively while winning hordes of new fans performing nonstop on five continents. Their latest album, For True, offers substantive proof of their explosive growth, further refining the signature sound Troy Trombone Shorty Andrews has dubbed Supafunkrock. There was excitement from everywhere, says Andrews (now 27) of the experience on the road and how it fed into the creation of For True. We did over 200 shows in the last year and a half, and every night we allowed the music to take us over. Musically and creatively, we wanted to shoot for some different things....
- Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue: Denver, CO, December 29, 2012
- Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
- Trombone Shorty en el 43 Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona
They set a blistering pace on this guest-laden follow-up to last year's Grammy-nominated Backatown. - USA Today, Steve Jones' 4-star review of For True
brass band, funk, rock and even some gospel-drenched soul music.. in many ways, he is a genre unto himself. - Billboard
hailed as New Orleans' brightest new star in a generation. - NPR, Talk of the Nation
...the Jimi Hendrix of the trombone. - Rhythms (Australia), Brian Wise
...one of the best entertainers out there, period. He's an incredible horn player...