Andrae Grant was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is a lover of all instruments (especially the saxophones) ! He is a creative and dynamic saxophonist, with a colorful, full, yet soulful sound on the Tenor Saxophone that inspires the hearts of audiences around the world. His love for music began as a young boy, when jazz was introduced to him by his uncles. It was at the age of 12 years old at Marshall Middle School, that he got his first shot at the horn. While attending Kashmere High School under the direction of William Portis, he met the great Conrad O. Johnson who was known for his uncanny teaching and whose legacy still remains today. It was here that Andrae developed the skills needed to pursue a career in music.