New Orleans's Troy Andrews has grown in many ways since his childhood musical exploits inspired his Trombone Shorty moniker. His first two Verve albums, produced by Galactic's Ben Ellman, were bristling, electrifying, volatile mixes of NOLA brass roots, funk, jazz, rock, soul, and hip-hop. Looking forward, the records honored his origins and were infectious enough to attract a sizable following outside the city. The triumph and... More >>>