James Andrews

James Andrews

James Andrews, the New Orleans native actually earned the "Satchmo of the Ghetto" moniker back in his Treme' neighborhood. He's come up through a variety of brass bands and has played with Quincy Jones, Dizzy Gillespie , Danny Barker, Dr John and Michelle Shocked. A protégé of soul man Allen Toussaint, Andrews has taken his place alongside of contemporaries swinging the New Orleans tradition in contemporary ways. But there's nothing phony about Satchmo of the Ghetto. Andrews is the real thing and there's no novelty in his chops, or the way he performs... more