Whether a jazz connoisseur or a novice, there’s no better way to enjoy a modern take on the genre than Trombone Shorty. With his band Orleans Avenue, Trombone Shorty, real name Troy Andrews, blends jazz, funk, and r&b into irresistible good-time jams, most recently heard on the group’s 2013 studio album, Say That to Say This. Andrews got his start early, picking up the trombone at age six, and has since toured the world and played on stages from the Grammys to the White House. A staple on the live circuit, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue are guaranteed to have the crowd on its feet, every time.
Wed., Dec. 10, 7 p.m., 2014