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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz. He fronts Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop band. Together, they have toured across the U.S., Europe, Australia, Russia, Japan, and Brazil. In 2010, Trombone Shorty released his debut album, the Grammy-nominated Backatown followed by For True in 2011, which topped Billboard magazine’s Contemporary Jazz Chart for 12 weeks. His newest album Say That to This was released in 2013 and features funk/jazz elements of New Orleans. Trombone Shorty has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Conan. In 2012, he performed at the White House in honor of Black History Month with music royalty such as B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, and Booker T. Jones.

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