Trombone Shorty

TROY ANDREWS (AKA “TROMBONE SHORTY”)
Justice For Vets Press Conference and Benefit Concert for Justice For Vets at the Warner

Troy Andrews has literally burst onto the music scene in the past few years. His accomplishments are nothing short of remarkable.

  • Performer of the Year:  Offbeat Magazine’s 2013 Best of the Beat Music Awards
  • HBO Treme: Appearances in six episodes of this HBO hit series
  • The White HouseWhite House Performance as part of the Black History Month celebration, In Performance at the White House: Red, White & Blues, a PBS premiere (February 2012)
  • NCAA/CBS Credits: Hit single “Do To Me” featured before both semi-final games of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament on CBS
  • Service Accolades: President’s Medal from Tulane University’s President Scott Cowen in recognition of Andrews’ community service work with the Horns for Schools Project
  • Performance & Recordings: Supported shows for Jeff Beck and Dave Matthews Band. Appeared on Conan, Late Night with David Letterman, Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Austin City Limits. Recorded with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Lenny Kravitz, and Galactic

Finally, Andrews has formed The Trombone Shorty Foundation (an outgrowth of his Horns for Schools Project), whose mission is to preserve the unique musical culture of New Orleans by passing down its traditions to future generations. In furthering his mission, Andrews donates instruments to New Orleans schools, and has recently partnered with Tulane University to provide mentoring for aspiring music students in the new After School Academy.