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Trombone Shorty Brings Funk to New Orleans Big Brass...

  • Posted: 5/2/2014
    • Length: 04:40
    • Plays: ???
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The New Orleans music tradition has a long history of talented native sons, and Troy, 'Trombone Shorty', Andrews is among the most recent. But he's no newcomer to the music scene. Andrews began playing horn at age 4 in funeral bands. Now, at age 24, and with a new album, Andrews continues to merge traditional brass instrumentation with new funk sounds and present it for big crowds with energy.

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