New Orleans trombonist, trumpeter and composer Trombone Shorty was born on January 2, 1986. He comes from a musical family, being the younger brother of James Andrews and the grandson of legendary New Orleans singer/songwriter Jessie Hill.
Trombone Shorty's music is deeply rooted in the vibrant New Orleans jazz scene. His unique blend of traditional jazz, funk, and hip-hop influences has earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base.
With his energetic live performances and impressive musical skills, Trombone Shorty has become one of the leading figures in contemporary brass band music. If you enjoy artists such as Rebirth Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, or Galactic, you're sure to appreciate Trombone Shorty's dynamic sound.