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Video: Trombone Shorty Up Close; A Jam with Wynton

Our second hour today features the musician Troy Andrews, a.k.a. Trombone Shorty. The 24-year-old has already been touted by, and played with, everyone from Lenny Kravitz to U2’s The Edge.

Check out this feature on Trombone Shorty’s music and his deep New Orleans roots:

And see him playing some trumpet, going head-to-head with Wynton Marsalis:

If you’re a jazz fan, you can also listen back to our recent hours with sax great Sonny Rollins; jazz scholar Robin Kelley on the legendary pianist Thelonious Monk; and a survey of the new young musicians who are reinvigorating jazz.

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