Trombone Shorty Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height


Musician Trombone Shorty is a father of one.

Relationship Facts of Trombone Shorty

  • Trombone Shorty is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Currently, Trombone Shorty is currently single.

He has one son with Shalanda Goffner. His son’s name is Hassan Goffner. Hassan plays drums for the band To Be Continued (TBC).

Hassan’s mother, Shalanda is a Backjumpers and a popular New Orleans Social Aid.

Who is Trombone Shorty?

American Trombone Shorty is a musician, well-known as a trombone and trumpet player.

He is also a producer, actor, and philanthropist from New Orleans Louisiana.

He plays musical instruments including drums, organ, trombone, trumpet, and tuba too.

Trombone Shorty: Birth Age, Family

Trombone Shorty was born Troy Andrews, in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, on January 2, 1986, to James Andrews Sr. and Lois Andrews.

Trombone’s brother James Andrews is a musician and successful jazz trumpeter.

His grandfather, Jessie Hill was a popular singer-songwriter and R&B recording artist.

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Caption: Trombone Shorty and Nikki Backstage (Source: Zimbio)

Trombone’s cousin Glen David Andrews is a musician and he started playing trombone at the age of four.


Trombone graduated from Warren Easton High School in 2004.

He joined New Orleans Center for Creative Arts with his musician friend Jon Batiste.

Trombone Shorty- Early Life, Career

At the age of five, he played trombone with the Carlsberg Brass Band, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1991.

Performed Twice For President Obama

In 2015, Trombone performed twice for President Obama at the White House.

On October 14, he performed Fiya on the Bayou and various other performances alongside Usher and Queen Latifah.

On December 3, National Christmas Tree Lighting, he performed Jingle Bells side by side with Crosby, Stills and Nash, Aloe Blacc, and Reese Witherspoon.

Awards and Some Honors

  • Magazine Offbeat titled Trombone their Performer of the Year in 2007.
  • In 2010, his album Backatown was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.
  • Trombone received the 21st Annual Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities Category in 2016.
  • In May 2018, he gained Blues Music Award in the Blues instrumentalist: Horn Category.

Trombone Shorty Foundation

Trombone Shorty Foundation was established in 2013. This Foundation donates quality musical instruments to schoolchildren across the New Orleans area.

The main motive of this Foundation is to preserve and maintain the musical culture of New Orleans. They want to pass their traditional musical culture to their future generation.

Trombone Shorty: Net worth, Salary

Trombone Shorty’s net worth is approximately $4 million US.

According to the source, the Top-level musician earning is around $156 k US per year.

On September 14, 2016, Trombone received a $250 k US Heinz Award.

Height, Weight

Shorty has brown eyes and black hair. His height is 5 feet 11 inches.

Social Media

Trombone Shorty has 188 k followers on Facebook, 70 k on Twitter, and 112 k on Instagram.

He has also a YouTube account with id TromboneShortyVEVO.

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