Trombone Shorty’s ‘Lifted’ is out now – after its first Grammy win + closing Jazz Fest on May 8

Capping off a historic April that included his first ever Grammy win, an appearance on the Grammy Salute to Paul Simon (airing later this year on CBS) and a deeply revealing interview with Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, where Marc attested “I can’t remember the last time I heard a cluster of loud honks like that”, Trombone shorts published today Survey, his first album of original music in five years. Recorded at his own Buckjump studio with producer Chris Seefried (Fitz and the Tantrums, Andra Day), Shorty and his bandmates cut through funk, soul and psychedelic rock with transcendent performances, set to bold songwriting that explores courage. and determination in difficult times. The album features special guests Gary Clark Jr and Lauren Daigle as well as the New Breed Brass Band and has been widely celebrated by American songwriter, No Depression and Bluegrass Situation, who simply state, “It’s true, that doesn’t get any cooler than Little Paper Clip.

Focus track “Lie To Me” is a brass strut that showcases Shorty’s renowned trombone soloing abilities. The song rolls out of the gate with powerful rhythmic singing before the band kicks into high gear with triumphant honks and a marching band snare. Lyrically, the track is about the end of a toxic relationship, with Shorty pleading, “If you don’t want to lie to me, you don’t even have to waste your energy.” Listen to “Lie To Me” HERE.

Tomorrow, Trombone Shorty will host their sixth annual Treme Threauxdown at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans. Special guests include Joan Jett, Gary Clark Jr, Tank and the Bangas, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, David Shaw, James Andrews and many more to be announced soon. After this show, he will close the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 8 with the hallowed final set that was played for years by the Neville Brothers and Professor Longhair before that. After Jazz Fest, Shorty will bring his once-in-a-lifetime Voodoo Threaxdown Tour with Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia, Cyril Neville the Uptown Ruler and The Soul Rebels across the United States. The tour will also feature a tribute to the groundbreaking work of funk pioneers The Meters led by founding bassist George Porter Jr. alongside Dumpstaphunk. The Voodoo Threauxdown Tour is a lesson in the history of New Orleans music and a vision of where this music is heading in the 21st century. The festival kicks off June 10 and travels across the United States, making stops at New York’s Central Park Summerstage on June 13, the Red Rocks Amphitheater on June 28, and the Hollywood Bowl on August 10.

Trombone Shorty (born Troy Andrews) hails from the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans and got his start earlier than most, performing at Jazz Fest with Bo Diddley at age four and leading his own six-man marching band. years. Since 2010, he has released four chart-topping studio albums; has collaborated across genres with Pharrell, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Foo Fighters, ZHU, Zac Brown, Normani, Ringo Star and countless others; performed at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Newport Folk, Newport Jazz and nearly every other major festival; appeared on dozens of television shows and the star-studded Sesame Street Gala, where he was honored with his own puppet. The New York Times called him an “unstoppable force”, he recently appeared on The Simpsons, was featured by Vanity Fair in 2021 and has been featured in campaigns for Crown Royal and Folgers.

To listen Survey here

List of tracks:

1. Come back

2. Lie to me

3. Here I Am (feat. Gary Clark, Jr.)

4. What It Takes (feat. Lauren Daigle)

5. Everybody in the world

6. Survey

7. Forgiveness

8. Miss Beautiful

9. May not come home

10. Good Company

2022 Tour Dates:

April 30, 2022 – Saenger Theater in New Orleans, LA

May 8, 2022 – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, LA

May 20, 2022 – Academy 2 in Birmingham, UK

May 21, 2022 – SWG3 Studio Warehouse in Glasgow, UK

May 23, 2022 – Roundhouse in London, UK

May 24, 2022 – O2 Ritz Manchester in Manchester, UK

May 26, 2022 – Mojo Club in Hamburg, Germany

May 27, 2022 – 013 Poppodium in Tilburg, The Netherlands

May 28, 2022 – Salle Pleyel in Paris, France

May 30, 2022 – Huxley’s in Berlin, Germany

May 31, 2022 – Muffathalle in Munich, Germany

June 1, 2022 – Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium

June 3, 2022 – Barcelona Guitar Festival in Barcelona, ​​Spain

June 4, 2022 – Kapital in Madrid, Spain

June 10, 2022 – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton, NH

June 11, 2022 – Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA

June 13, 2022 – SummerStage at Central Park in New York, NY

June 14, 2022 – Tuesdays in the Park Concert Series in Lewiston, NY

June 15, 2022 – Massey Hall in Toronto, ON

June 17, 2022 – Bold Point Park in East Providence, RI

June 18, 2022 – Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA

June 19, 2022 – Ting Pavilion in Charlottesville, Virginia

June 21, 2022 – Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary, NC

June 22, 2022 – Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park in Atlanta, GA

June 24, 2022 – Location TBD in Grand Rapids, MI

June 25, 2022 – The Aretha Franklin Amphitheater in Detroit, MI

June 26, 2022 – Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL

June 28, 2022 – Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO

June 29, 2022 – Location TBD in Salt Lake City, UT

July 1, 2022 – KettleHouse Amphitheater in Bonner, MT

July 2, 2022 – Location TBD in Seattle, WA

July 3, 2022 – Edgefield to Troutdale, OR

August 10, 2022 – Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California

August 11, 2022 – Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA

August 12, 2022 – Oxbow River Stage Concert Series in Napa, CA

August 13, 2022 – Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, California

August 14, 2022 – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park in San Diego, CA

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