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The 5 O'Clock Band

Book #2 in the Trombone Shorty Series
Published by Abrams
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In this companion to the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning Trombone Shorty, join a scrappy young musician named Shorty on a tour of his beloved New Orleans. After letting his band down by missing rehearsal, Shorty has some serious questions about what it means to be a leader. He hits the streets of New Orleans to find some answers and soak up inspiration. Along the way he’ll meet street musicians, a favorite restaurant owner, and the famous Mardi Gras Indians. Each has some NOLA-bred wisdom to share with Shorty about being an artist, a leader, and a friend. In The 5 O’Clock Band, Troy Andrews has crafted another unforgettable love letter to New Orleans illustrated by the incomparable Bryan Collier.

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Who Wrote The 5 O'Clock Band

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is a Grammy-nominated and Heinz Award–winning musician who leads his band Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. He lives in New Orleans.

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Who Illustrated The 5 O'Clock Band

Bryan Collier

Bryan Collier has received four Caldecott Honors and six Coretta Scott King Awards. He lives with his wife and children in Marlboro, New York.

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Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews's Book Dedication

To the City of New Orleans on her 300th birthday - thank you for all the people, songs, and traditions you have given me. Their inspiration is with me everywhere I go.

Bryan Collier's Book Dedication

To all the citizens of this world, with the hope that we slow down and recognize the inspriation all around us.

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June 19, 2018
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The illustrations in this book were made with pen and ink, watercolor, and collage on 300-pound cold press paper.
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