Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Funk - Traditional Jazz, New Orleans Jazz
Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews (vocals, trombone, trumpet); Tim McFatter (tenor saxophone); Dan Oestrecher (baritone saxophone); Peter Murano (guitar); Mike Ballard (bass); Joey Peebles (drums); Dwayne Williams (percussion).
Fri 6 July 2012 21:45 - 23:00 Maas
In recent years, Troy'Trombone Shorty'
Andrews has rocketed to fame as a trombonist and
trumpeter. His got his nickname because as a six-year-old
bandleader he was shorter than his trombone. Andrews comes from the
New Orleans brass tradition. He grew up in the famous Tremé
district and as a teenager was leader of the Stooges Brass Band.
When he was twelve he received a standing ovation from U2's Bono
and The Edge. The now 23-year-old musician has become a superstar
in record time. While his career as a soloist is rich, he has also
played on the albums of pop idols like Lenny Kravitz and Jeff Beck.
On his latest album For True, Andrews was assisted by
these two artists as well as Kid Rock and Warren Hayes. Andrews'
mix of funk and hip-hop is unique, and combined with his charisma
makes him a unique musical personality. In the US he is also an
actor and has appeared in a variety of TV series.