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Musicians in New Orleans and Cuba Explore their Shared Heritage and Similar Sounds

It’s a bit chaotic in the band room of the Guillermo Tomas music school, on the outskirts of Havana, where scores of young players tune up their instruments, ready to learn some new music. Troy Andrews, aka┬áTrombone Shorty, the busy New Orleans musician, is sitting on the front row to take in the performance.