Trombone Shorty Academy

Sunday, July 14, 2024
Show: 12pm

The Trombone Shorty Academy features the next generation of brass band musicians from high schools all over New Orleans. Carrying the city’s cultural heritage forward, the Academy has traveled to Los Angeles, New York, and Cuba, as well as sharing the Tipitina’s stage with Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews every year at the foundation’s fundraiser, Shorty Fest. Taught by members of the Soul Rebels, Rebirth Brass Band, and New Breed Brass Band, the Trombone Shory Academy bring a fresh perspective to a musical tradition that dates back over 100 years. The future is now with these young performers.


Sweetwater Music Hall Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is fully devoted to advancing music education, understanding and appreciation and Bay Area music history, culture and arts. (Tax ID# 85-1994102)

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