1,” named after one of the city’s most famous voodoo queens—shows off our host’s roots […] Other musical family members are cousins Glen David Andrews and the late Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill. Leading a group of New Orleans musicians, he performed the holiday classic “O Holy Night”. With their lives in storm-tossed transition, the all-star collective was christened The New Orleans Social Club. He also garnered honors as Best Contemporary Jazz Performer. Mos Def) on the record, 2012: “Merry Christmas Baby” and “Red-Suited Superman” on, 2012: “People Pleaser” (featuring Maceo Parker) on, 2013: “Take the Party” by Robert Randolph and the Family Band on, 2014: “Smokin’ in the Boys’ Room” by LeAnn Rimes on, 2015: “Hold Up, Wait a Minute” by Zhu x Bone Thugs-n-Harmony x Trombone Shorty, Trombone Shorty / by Troy Andrews and Bill Taylor; illustrated by Bryan Collier. Across that time, three Trombone Shorty albums and many collaborations since, Andrews nurtured a voracious appetite for all types of music—a phenomenon on fluid display with Parking Lot Symphony. Artist descriptions on Last.fm are editable by everyone. Andrews also performed on "Where Y'At" as part of The Sixth Ward All-Star Brass Band Revue featuring Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers. At the age of 4, he appeared onstage with Bo Diddley at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Feel free to contribute! It’s worth noting that Andrews’ vocals sound better than ever (he credits Seefried for that), because Parking Lot Symphony might be the man’s most heartfelt offering yet. Andrews began playing trombone at age four, and since 2009 has toured with his own band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. And as a graduate he joined the ranks of others like Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick, Jr., Irvin Mayfield and Nicholas Payton. This association led to Andrews performing with U2 and Green Day during the re-opening of the New Orleans Superdome for the Monday Night Football pre-game show. In 2010, Andrews released the Ben Ellman produced Backatown (Verve Forecast), which hit Billboard magazine’s Contemporary Jazz Chart at No. And if you listen closely to “Where It At?,” written with Better Than Ezra’s Kevin Griffin, you may even hear a little Y2K pop. The breezy title track, which Andrews wrote with Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros), is as much about walking the Tremé, being uplifted by the music that seems to seep from every surface, as it is about moving on from a broken heart. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Grand P – biography, fact, career, awards, net... RESTRUCTURING: Northern leaders root for 12-state... Lamido Tackles Osinbajo, Zulum, Danjuma, Others over... Carabao Cup: Arsenal confirms five players to miss... Man Utd star Pogba: Cavani and I will be ready for... Chelsea boss Lampard: What I said to Ole at final... FG engages six banks to open 774, 000 SPW... Edo Reps tackle Obaseki, demand 14 Assembly members’... Palliatives in warehouses evidence my dad isn’t... 2006: “Hey Troy, Your Mama’s Calling You” and “Where Y’At” by The New Orleans Social Club (Burgundy/Honey Darling), 2012: “It Ain’t My Fault” (featuring Allen Toussaint and Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Showing all 2 items. The story there is almost too good. He participated in brass band parades as a child, becoming a bandleader by the age of six. That bit of beautiful New Orleans soul—”Laveau Dirge No. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Growing up in New Orleans' Treme neighborhood, "Trombone Shorty" was participating in brass band parades as a child, carrying his trombone even before his arms were long enough to reach all the positions of the slide. Originally attracting attention for his youth, by his teens he was attracting attention for his musical virtuosity as well. The first time was October 14 where he performed “Fiya on the Bayou” and also performed with Usher and Queen Latifah. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Trombone Shorty’s new album opens with a dirge, but if you think the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews came here to mourn, you got it all wrong. On “Familiar,” co-written by Aloe Blacc, they practically mint a new genre (trap-funk?) Take the album’s two covers, a pair of NOLA deep cuts: there’s “Here Comes the Girls,” a 1970 Allen Toussaint song originally recorded by Ernie K-Doe that here (with Ivan Neville on piano) sounds bawdy and regal, like something from a current Bruno Mars album; and The Meters’ lovesick “It Ain’t No Use,” which swirls a vintage R&B vibe with resonant choir vocals and upbeat guitar from The Meters’ Leo Nocentelli himself to transport the listener to the center of the jumpingest jazz-soul concert hall that never was. Since 2010, Andrews has appeared in six episodes of the HBO series Treme. And the shuffling, bluesy “No Good Time” reminds us, with a world-weary smile, that “nobody never learned nothin’ from no good time.”. Troy Andrews (born January 2, 1986), also known by the stage name Trombone Shorty, is an American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana.He is best known as a trombone and trumpet player but also plays drums, organ, and tuba. That collaboration led to the single “Feel Right.” At the end of 2014, Andrews recorded the theme song for the remake of the Odd Couple, which premiered on CBS in February 2015. When Andrews came back with a full band, the songs came to life. On January 8, 2012 Andrews performed the National Anthem before the start of the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and Atlanta Falcons. “It’s a life record,” he says, “about prevailing no matter what type of roadblock is in front of you.” That message is clearest on “Dirty Water,” where over an easy groove, Andrews adopts a soft falsetto to address just about anyone going through it—personal, political, whatever. He is best known as a trombone and trumpet player but also plays drums, organ, and tuba. Leave feedback. Andrews also suggested to Ronson that he should contact Mystikal to perform on the album and passed along Mystikal’s phone number. Kicking off 2007, New Orleans’ premier music magazine, Offbeat, named Andrews their Performer of the Year. After interviewing Andrews for the show, Dave invited Shorty to sit in with the Foo Fighters during their unannounced performance that night at Preservation Hall. The session band—guitarist Pete Murano, sax men Dan Oestreicher and BK Jackson, and drummer Joey Peebles with Dumpstaphunk’s Tony Hall in for Orleans Avenue bassist Mike Bass-Bailey—were in the studio to lay down “It Ain’t No Use.” Hall even had the vintage acoustic he bought from Nocentelli years ago, which was used on the original Meters session. On January 24, 2014, Andrews performed at MusiCares alongside Steven Tyler and LeAnn Rimes. On March 31, 2012, Andrews’ single “Do To Me” was featured before both semi-final games of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament on CBS. Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews (born January 2, 1986) is a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. To wrap up 2006, Andrews appeared on the NBC television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Andrews has performed twice for President Obama at the White House in 2015. while Andrews channels his inner R. Kelly to spit game at an old flame. He also garnered honors as Best Contemporary Jazz Performer. Andrews performed on “Where Y’At” as part of the Sixth Ward All-Star Brass Band Revue featuring Charles Neville of The Neville Brothers. Adding to that legacy, his Blue Note Records debut Parking Lot Symphony finds Andrews teamed with Grammy-nominated producer Chris Seefried (Andra Day, Fitz and the Tantrums) and an unexpected array of cowriters and players including members of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Meters, Better Than Ezra, and Dumpstaphunk. Troy Andrews was born in New Orleans and grew up in the Tremé neighborhood. Biographie, Albums, Discographie et Concerts de TROMBONE SHORTY “I know it wasn’t cool to listen to *NSYNC or Britney Spears in high school,” says Andrews, “but those bass lines and melodies are funky.” They pair astonishingly well with all the Earth, Wind & Fire that bubbles beneath these songs. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue toured across Australia, North America, Europe, Japan and Brazil, as well as supported shows for Jeff Beck in the U.K. and Dave Matthews Band in the U.S. admin September 6, 2019 Biography Leave a comment 39 Views. The second time was December 3 for the National Christmas Tree Lighting where he performed “Jingle Bells” alongside Crosby, Stills and Nash, Aloe Blacc and Reese Witherspoon. Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews (born January 2, 1986) is a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He was featured guest on “Hey Troy, Your Mama’s Calling You,” a tribute to “Hey Leroy, Your Mama’s Calling You” a Latin jazz song by the Jimmy Castor Bunch in 1966. ISBN 978-1-4197-1465-8. Also in 2007, he accepted an invitation to contribute to Goin’ Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino on the track “Whole Lotta Lovin” along with Rebirth Brass Band, Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker and Lenny Kravitz. He also recorded on new and upcoming CDs from Galactic, Eric Clapton, and Lenny Kravitz and on the Academy Award nominated song “Down In New Orleans” with Dr. John. Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites. Biography. On January 26, 2014, Andrews performed at the 56th Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. “I’ve got something to say to them / You don’t know what you’re talking about / When you believe in love, it all works out.” Amen. The show features GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning singer and actor Harry Connick, Jr. and his filmmaker daughter, Georgia Connick, as they take a road trip in an RV to thank and celebrate essential workers who risk their own lives on a daily basis to keep us … Andrews was the featured guest on "Hey Troy, Your Mama's Calling You," a tribute to "Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Calling You" which was a Latin-jazz-soul hit for the Jimmy Castor Bunch on Smash Records in 1966. Not because he was too busy, but because he wanted to hit the road and see how the music changed on him. Now let the horns play us out. They performed on television shows including Conan, Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Bonnaroo, and Austin City Limits. 1 and stayed there for nine consecutive weeks. In September 2011, Andrews released the album For True as a follow up to his earlier album Backatown. Troy Andrews is the younger brother of trumpeter and bandleader James Andrews . Troy Andrews (born January 2, 1986), also known by the stage name Trombone Shorty, is an American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana. True to its title, this album contains multitudes of sound—from brass band blare and deep-groove funk, to bluesy beauty and hip-hop/pop swagger—and plenty of emotion all anchored, of course, by stellar playing and the idea that, even in the toughest of times, as Andrews says, “Music brings unity.”.