Join a scrappy young musician named Shorty on a tour of his beloved New Orleans, in this follow up to the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award–winning Trombone Shorty. Follow along as Shorty tries to answer dig deeper in to what it means to be a leader by hitting the streets of New Orleans to find some answers and soak up inspiration. Join in as he meets street musicians, a local restaurant owner, and world famous Mardi Gras Indians along the way; each with some good old NOLA wisdom to share with Shorty on what it is to be an artist, a leader, and a friend. With The 5 O’Clock Band, Troy Andrews has written another lovable, New Orleans based classic illustrated by the incomparable Bryan Collier.
Designed and Printed in New Orleans