Kelley Andre

Official Biography (courtesy of Kelley Andre)

No newcomer to the art of performing, Kelley Andre is a multi-talented Entertainer, Singer and Songwriter.  A New York native, his infused Jazz, Funk, R&B & New Soul sound and style delivers a distinct & melodic 2nd Tenor/ Baritone flavor that permeates inner souls

This dimensional entertainer is constantly creating new ways to exemplify the tenets of his show. Performance, professionalism, perfection and positive vibes is a must in this entertainers rule book.

Growing up in a house where Gospel and Jazz music were his tools of war, Kelley commenced his musical journey at the age of six, playing the piano.  At the age of eight, this smooth crooner began singing at his home church in Brooklyn, NY. As an adolescent, Kelley was aware of his musical gifts, he knew that one day he would share his sound; share his voice with the world.  As he grew into manhood, he remained committed to cultivating his talents through study and performing showcases through-out NYC and abroad.   

Following his passion, doors began to open in the entertainment industry.  In 2005, he was the understudy for the character Collins, in the hit Broadway play Rent. In 2016, Kelley played the character of Snipes, in the off-Broadway play, No Me Dan͂e La Raza (Don’t Mess up Our Race). In 2019 Kelley Received the Nina Simone Artistic Excellence Award in R&B music entertainment with Citations & Accolades from Mayor Bill De’Blasio, Senator Kevin parker & Mayor Eric Adams of NYC  

Kelley sang choral backgrounds for Don Henley, Mark Anthony and Mariah Carey. Additionally he has graced the stage with the likes of soul crooners Carl Thomas, Christopher Williams, Calvin Richardson and Grammy Award Winning artists: Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Pieces of a Dream, The JT Project, and The Lao Tizer Band with Chieli Minucci & Karen Briggs, Jeff Bradshaw, Maysa Leak, Eric Darius & Eric Roberson. Kelley is also 1/3 of the Male Soul Group, The 3 Kings and Super Group SoArtistic w/ Melonie Daniels, Mike Davis & ChinahBlac. Kelley has premiered his Organic Soul band for Tony Bennet, Oprah Winfrey, Ashford & Simpson, Howard Hewett, Case, SWV, Melisa Morgan and more.

With 3 Studio Albums currently out (Love Lessons, Pain & Pleasure, The Journey) and multiple Singles including his most recent jazz release entitled Sun Vibes feat: Grammy nominated Saxophonist Reggie Hines & Smooth jazz Violinist Brooke Alford.  Additionally Kelley produced his first Jazz festival in Albany New York, entitled SoulJazzLive! 

His adoration for Soul, Jazz R&B and Funk music is heavily influenced by the likes of Barry White, Marvin Gaye, Teddy Pendergrass, Jeffery Osborne, Will Downing, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Earth Wind and Fire and Prince. Kelley Andre’s band, Organic Soul, is the pulse to his electrifying stage performances. Kelley is performing locally in the US & abroad in Europe sharing his gift with the world. As of June 2022 Kelley’s single let me go has been placed on the Hit Series “The CHI” on Showtime. Kelley’s discography is available on all media platforms

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