Trombone Shorty channelled the powerful grooves of his legendary live shows for Lifted, his first album in five years.
“I think Lifted is the closest we’ve ever gotten to bottling up the live show and putting it on a record,” says the Grammy-nominated trombonist and composer. “This time around I told everybody to really cut loose, to perform like they were onstage at a festival.”
With a mix of funk, soul and psychedelic rock, the album promises bold songwriting and high-calibre performances from Shorty and his bandmates. The record features special guests Gary Clark, Jr., Lauren Daigle and the New Breed Brass Band.
The 10 tracks were recorded at Shorty’s own Buckjump Studio with producer Chris Seefried.
Watch the music video for the title track, directed by Justin Castillo: