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Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue at The Ridgefield Playhouse


The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge Avenue
Ridgefield, CT


Tue, June 6, 2017
8:00 pm





Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for an Italian wine tasting by Gallo Ristorante and an art exhibit by Andres Chaparro!
Trombone Shorty’s new album opens with a dirge, but if you think the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews came here to mourn, you got it all wrong. That bit of beautiful New Orleans soul—”Laveau Dirge No. 1,” named after one of the city’s most famous voodoo queens—shows off our host’s roots before Parking Lot Symphony branches out wildly, wonderfully, funkily across 12 diverse cuts. True to its title, this album contains multitudes of sound—from brass band blare and deep-groove funk, to bluesy beauty and hip-hop/pop swagger—and plenty of emotion all anchored, of course, by stellar playing and the idea that, even in the toughest of times, as Andrews says, “Music brings unity.”...

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Lisa Barrett uploaded this event on May 16, 2017