New Orleans native Trombone Shorty, who is known for his modern jazz style and prodigious collaborations, plays Orpheum Theatre on Tuesday, October 10th at 8 PM. Troy Andrews, the man behind Trombone Shorty, first gained attention when he played in Lenny Kravitz’s backing band in 2005. He has since played with Prince, Stevie Wonder, U2, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Madonna, and has opened for Hall & Oates and Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also played at the White House five times. Andrews does more than just play music. He opened the Trombone Shorty Foundation, an initiative to donate quality instruments to schools across New Orleans. He also voiced adult characters in “The Peanuts Movie,” such as Miss Othmar and the Little Red-Haired Girl’s mother. Trombone Shorty modernizes New Orleans jazz by infusing funk, blues, hip-hop, R&B, pop, and rock to his music, especially in his newest album Parking Lot Symphony. Not only does he play trombone in this album, but he also plays trumpet, tuba, and piano. In an interview with Houstonia Mag, Shorty said that his music reflects New Orleans; it’s “just a big gumbo, you know. If anything, it’s very high energy and it’s just feel good.” We are giving away a vinyl for this show. This giveaway closes Thursday, October 5th at 10 PM, so get your submission in soon! Simply like Sound of Boston on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and fill out the form below to enter for a chance to win. Loading… Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.