Trombone Shorty (born Troy Andrews) is an American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known as a trombone and trumpet player but also plays drums, organ, and tuba. He has worked with some of the biggest names in rock, pop, jazz, funk, and hip hop. Andrews began playing trombone at age four, and since 2009 has toured with his own band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
Gov’t Mule is an American Southern rock jam band, formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody. The band released their debut album, Gov’t Mule, in 1995, and have since released an additional nine studio albums, plus numerous EPs and live releases. Gov’t Mule has become a staple act at music festivals across North America, with both its members and frequent guests boasting members from other notable bands, adding various funk and blues rock elements to the band’s sound.
Born and raised in both Rochester and Old Forge, New York, Terri Reisinger has been a professional sign language interpreter for over ten years. She graduated from RIT’s Interpreting program and has worked in a variety of settings over the years. Having a huge passion for the performing arts she has interpreted for rock and roll greats such as Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers and Phish. When not working Terri can be found with her beautiful four-year-old son, laughing, snowboarding, hiking and enjoying the magic of live music and festivals.
A native to the Rochester area, Kim Billyard got her degrees at the Rochester Institute of Technology including a MS in Human Resource Development and both BS/AAS in American Sign Language-English Interpretation. She has been a professional sign language interpreter for more than 13 years. In her free time, she enjoys camping, playing card games, meditation, and going to see her favorite bands perform.