A mixture of it all, tasty to the ears. If you don’t have fun at a Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue show then you just don’t have any fun left in you. The crowd was an eager and willing to join in from the moment troy announced “Just because there are chairs…” The Memorial Union theater was rockin’ out to a blend of old school Marvin Gaye and Jessie Hilll (granted these classics had a new twist to them for sure)–>there was a great version of Green Day’s Brain Stew and a finely thrown in amount of original Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue spice. There is no way I wouldn’t make this act one of the things I see wherever they might be setting up thier funky shop. Rumor has it that Troy and company will be back in the Madison area opening up for JJ Grey’s MOFRO in November at the Majestic.
Check out my recent conversation w/Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews here.