Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a native of New Orleans, grew up playing music in the Treme neighborhood. He was leading his own band by the age of six and released his first album when he was only 16.
More than four dozen world-renowned artists come together for an International Jazz Day celebration in Havana, Cuba, culminating in an all-star concert. Featuring performances by Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Chucho Valdes and more.
TOP STORY Students from Ewa Makai Middle School on O‘ahu tell the story of Stella, a homeless dog who, with the help of volunteers from the non-profit group Fur-Angel Foundation, finally finds a forever home and owner.
More than two years in the making, this concert special is a unique behind-the-scenes look at Yanni and his orchestra as they perform throughout the world. Songs performed include “Deliverance,” “Santorini” and “Nostalgia.
Hawaiʻi's legendary jazz vocalist Jimmy Borges hears the story in every song and his own story is nothing short of breathtaking. The PBS Hawaiʻi board member is back on the scene and on screen. Leslie Wilcox sits down with Jimmy in a special two-part episode of Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox. In "The Ballad Continues," Jimmy reveals what he did to gain exclusive access to Frank Sinatra's music archive. He also opens up about the most difficult challenge he has had to face - battling cancer.