Recent magazine cover stories include DOWNBEAT, JAZZIZ, RHYTHMS (Australia), JAZZ NEWS (France) and JAZZ N' MORE (Switzerland)
★In May 2013, took on the highly prestigious slot closing the entire New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, an honor reserved for the last few decades for New Orleans icons The Neville Brothers.
★Honored by The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and The New Orleans Post Office with his image on their 2013 Commemorative Souvenir Envelope. Previous envelope honorees include New Orleans icons such as Louis Armstrong, Professor Longhair, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino, Aaron Neville, Irma Thomas, and Ellis Marsalis.
★Special guest performer at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball in honor of President Barack Obama on January 20th, the night before the presidential swearing-in ceremony. Vice President Joe Biden and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson attended the event which also included performances from will.i.am., Mark McGrath, Paul Winter, Sheila E and "The Voice's" Nicholas David.
★Appeared in the Lenny Kravitz documentary, Looking Back On Love: Making Black and White America. Released January 29, 2013, the film was created by the GRAMMY-nominated Mathieu Bitton and follows the making of Kravitz's ninth studio album, Black And White America.
★Special appearance at an Obama fundraiser at New York home of Sarah Jessica Parker on June 14, 2012. The event was attended by the President and First Lady, Michelle Obama, Aretha Franklin and Meryl Streep
★Performance at The White House February 21, 2012 for Black History Month celebration, Red, White & Blues, joining Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Keb Mo, Booker T. Jones, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks - broadcast on PBS
★Featured in Sunshine By The Stars: Celebrating Louisiana Music, a TV special and DVD from Louisiana Public Broadcasting (12/9/2012), along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Guy, The Marsalis Family, Harry Connick, Jr., Irma Thomas, Tim McGraw and Rebirth Brass Band
★Honored at Tulane University's commencement ceremony on May 19, 2012 with The President's Medal
★Trombone Shorty's "For True" Featured In Nikon 1 Ad Campaign with Ashton Kutcher
★Featured On KING's (Joe King of The Fray) single, "Need A Woman By Friday," released March 2013.
★Featured on Rod Stewart's album (10/30/2012) and TV Special (11/26/2012), Merry Christmas, Baby both of which also feature superstars Michael Bublé, Mary J. Blige, Cee Lo Green and Chris Botti
★Featured on Cee Lo Green's Cee Lo's Magic Moment released October 30, 2012
★Performed at Carnegie Hall January 7, 2012 as special guest of Preservation Hall Jazz Band's 50th Anniversary with My Morning Jacket, Mos Def andAllen Toussaint
★Featured on Zac Brown Band's #1 CD, Uncaged, released July 2012, performing on the track "Overnight" "...Trombone Shorty is one of the best entertainers out there, period. He's an incredible horn player." - Zac Brown in Billboard (July 2012)
★Collaboration with Mark Ronson, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste and members of the Dap Kings on "A La Modeliste," as part of the RE:GENERATION Music Project supported by the Grammys
★2013 OffBeat Magazine's Best of The Beat Awards Winner for Artist of the Year (for the third year in a row and his fifth overall), Best R&B/Funk Artist (fifth overall win in this category) and for Best Trombonist.
★Most awarded artist in OffBeat magazine's 2012 Best of The Beat Awards with SIX WINS.
★Topped Australia's Rhythms Magazine Reader's Poll 2012 for Jazz Album of the Year - International for FOR TRUE, and Winner of the Gig of the Year - International for his performance at Australia's Byron Bay Bluesfest
★2012 DownBeat Readers Poll - Winner - Best Trombone Player category and FOR TRUE ranked in the Top Ten Jazz Albums of 2012
★2012 DownBeat Critics Poll - Scored high with rankings in 7 categories: Jazz Album of the Year for FOR TRUE, Best Trombone Player, Rising Star Jazz Artist, Rising Star Jazz Group, Rising Star Trombone, Beyond Artist or Group and Beyond Album for FOR TRUE
SUPAFUNKROCK IS ON
Austin City Limits / Late Night with David Letterman / Tonight Show with Jay Leno / Jimmy Kimmel Live / Conan (with Conan O'Brien) / The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson / Good Morning America / Tavis Smiley / ESPN
- Plus Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews' recurring role playing himself on HBO's Emmy Award nominated hit series, Treme
ON TOUR CONSTANTLY
ON 5 CONTINENTS
Including shows in the UK, all across Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Russia, Slovakia and in the United States and Canada ALWAYS
Highlights have included a UK tour with Jeff Beck, a series of dates with Dave Matthews Band, as well as with Zac Brown Band and Lenny Kravitz and many more
2011 GRAMMY Nominee for BACKATOWN - Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Ranked in the top 5 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart for a year and a half, including 10 weeks at #1
Featured on countless "Best of 2010" Lists including iTunes' and Billboard - Plus FIVE WINS in 2011 for OffBeat Magazine's Best of the Beat of the Beat Awards: Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Best R&B/Funk Artist, Best R&B/Funk Album, and Best Trombonist
May 2013 - The Trombone Shorty Foundation hosted its first annual "Shorty Fest" Fundraising concert at Generations Hall in New Orleans. In addition to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (with a surprise appearance by Warren Haynes), the event also featured The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Trombone Shorty Academy Band with special guest Zigaboo Modeliste, Cha Wa and The Hot 8 Brass Band.
December 2012 - The Trombone Shorty Foundation partnered with Tulane University to create an After School Academy to mentor aspiring, high school musicians in the New Orleans Area.