Trombone Shorty

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    The award-winning autobiography of jazz artist Trombone Shorty comes to life in this vibrant video.

    Trombone Shorty

    Hailing from the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy Trombone Shorty Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest. Here, follow Andrews as he fulfills his dream of becoming a musician, despite the odds, and becomes an international star.

    Based on the 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, Trombone Shorty is a celebration of the rich cultural history of New Orleans and the power of music.

    Troy Andrews
    Bryan Collier
    June 2016