Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews is honored as the subject of the official 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Poster. This is the second time he's been featured on a Jazz Fest poster. In 2009 at age 23, Troy was featured on the Festival's annual Congo Square official poster, becoming the youngest artist ever to be pictured on the prestigious poster. The next youngest was Wynton Marsalis, who was featured at age 41. Troy now has the distinction of being both the youngest AND the second youngest musician to be featured on an official Jazz Fest poster. Click here to check out and purchase the 2012 poster by artist Terrance Osborne: <http://www.art4now.com/cgi/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=ST-20120102> and check out the Trombone Shorty Congo Square 2009 Jazz Fest poster here: <http://www.art4now.com/cgi/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=ST-20090202>
Past editions of the Jazz Fest poster have featured Louis Armstrong, Professor Longhair, Wynton Marsalis, Mahalia Jackson, Allen Toussaint, the Neville Brothers, Dr. John, Harry Connick, Jr. and the inventor of New Orleans Jazz, Buddy Bolden, among others. Opening day of each year's Festival sees throngs of collectors sprinting for the poster tent and the poster usually selling out before the Festival's end.
Catch Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue performing at Jazz Fest, which follows shows on multiple continents, including dates from Japan to Ecuador, Europe, Singapore and Australia to Moscow in the first few months of 2012 alone. See them on a stage near you, please see Tour Dates