A Step-By-Step Guide to Becoming a Successful Artist with tactical and strategic guidance. A how-to with personal anecdotes and experiences to reinforce the techniques and guidance.
About the Author
Andrae, a veteran of The Marine Corps and a pianist in The United States Navy Band of Washington D.C., has performed for the Crown Prince of Norway and countless other government and military officials. He is an accomplished musician, songwriter, producer, author and performer who has performed in Norway, Ireland, Japan, England, France, Egypt, Spain, the U.S. and many other countries. Andrae has performed with, opened shows or recorded for artist such as Patti Labelle, Estelle, Musiq, Justo Almario, Common, Vanessa Hudgens, Evelyn Champagne King, Jill Scott, Martha Reeves, Mary Wilson, Cam Meekins, Greg Phillinganes, Freda Payne, Lily Tomlin, Marcela Detroit, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Kelly Price, Leon Ware, Lamont Dozier, Allee Willis, The Michigan Opera Theater, Michelle', Claudette Ortiz, Dawn Robinson, Chante Moore, Kenny Lattimore, Chrissette Michelle, Raheem DeVaughn, Lil' Mo, Ledisi, Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill, Beverly Crawford, Alvin Slaughter and others. Andrae has been musical director for 7(seven) plays including, "Ms. Aretha", and "The Life of Miles Davis" and arranged music for the musical, "The Audition" and has also performed in the Off Broadway Show, "Enter Redemption" starring Maritri Garrette. Andrae has performed at such venues as the Blue Note (NY), The Cotton Club (Japan), The Hit Factory (NY), B. B. King Blues Club and Grill (NY), the Brooklyn Arts Museum all in New York City, the Kennedy Center, the National Mall and a NASCAR race in Martinsville that was televised to millions of viewers. As a musician, he has been on shows, such as "The Ellen Show", "The Jimmy Kimmel Show", "The Jay Leno Show", "B.E.T. Presents", "The Today Show" and recently TV ONE's "R&B Diva's LA". Andrae is also featured in GLC and Kanye West's video, "Big Screens" and Vanessa Hudgens song, "Last Night" on her Identified! Album. As a Producer on Grammy Nominated Raheem Devaughn's album The Love and Masterpiece (Deluxe) on "Super Hero" and Cam Meekins' album, Peace on the song "Good".