Andrews, who also sings, began playing at the tender age of 6 and was touring internationally by the time he was He went on to play with brass bands in New Orleans through his teen years and toured worldwide with Lenny Kravitz. The group's debut album, 's "Backatown," was nominated for a Grammy and 's "For True" topped the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart for 12 weeks.
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Backatown represents Andrews's national  and major label debut. Andrews is supported by his band Orleans Avenue: Lenny Kravitz , who Andrews apprenticed under  as a member of his backing band,  plays guitar and sings backup on "Something Beautiful". Nate Chinen said in The New York Times that the album is "more polished and less thrilling than Trombone Shorty's live shows" but goes on to call it "firm in its purpose with swagger to spare".
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He closed his review with "It's a sound born of New Orleans, unmistakably, and if it heralds an ambitious ascent, it also attests to an unbroken spirit. Noting the wide appeal of Backatown , Carla Meyer of The Sacramento Bee wrote that it "provides comfort for fans of jazz, rock, pop, funk and however you want to classify James Bond theme music". Thom Jurek of Allmusic called the music "aural gumbo" and the album a "fingerpopping, butt-shakin' mix set" that "crackles and burns with an unburdened, unfettered, passionate live feel".
He appeared as himself in four episodes of the HBO series "Treme. His album, For True, debuted at 1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart and stayed there for twelve weeks.
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John and Robert Randolph. The band was also chosen to play the closing set at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a huge honor in the world of true music lovers. King, Mick Jagger, Booker T.
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