LOS ANGELES – New Orleanian Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and his band wowed the audience with a performance at the Grammy Awards pre-show webcast Sunday afternoon, but will have to wait for another chance to bring home an award.
Andrews was one a handful of artists with
He was nominated in the best contemporary jazz category for his breakthrough album “Backatown.” The award instead went to the Stanley Clarke band.
Andrews performed in the pre-telecast ceremony, during which nearly 100 awards were presented. The prime-time awards show airs Sunday at 7 p.m. on CBS and WWL-TV Channel 4.
Also Sunday afternoon,
Music from the HBO New Orleans-based series “Treme” was nominated in two categories but did not win any awards.
The show was nominated in the category of best compilation soundtrack, and best song written for motion picture or television, for “This City.” The season-ending song, composed by Steve Earle, produced by T Bone Burnett and featuring arrangements by Grammy winner Allen Toussaint, was also nominated for an Emmy earlier this year.
Earle was nominated in the same category as songwriter Randy Newman. Newman, who lived in New Orleans as a child and is a frequent performer here, did not win in the best song category, where he was nominated for “Down In New Orleans,” from “The Princess and the Frog,” the Disney film set in
But the winner, jazz great Herbie Hancock, does have a