“I stay humble, so I feel grateful.” -André Stevens-Thomas
Internationally acclaimed stage and film performer André Stevens-Thomas is no stranger to the entertainment world. He has performed since he was 5 years old and has an extensive background as a singer/songwriter and actor whose eagerness to win over and please his audiences never fails. He is ever present, his standards are high and his style is unique.
A smooth silky sound, the first tenor began his career in his high school choir where he stood out as a lyrical tenor. His musical versatility includes: Gospel to Pop, R&B and Jazz. His first professional gig started with the musical “Pippin” playing as the Lead Actor, to sold-out audiences in Europe and Asia. He has worked with greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Lew Tabackin, Ray Charles, Morgana King, and Diane Schuur and headlined his own one-man show in England. He has toured Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Japan. He has performed to countless audiences with the USO Show and continues to enjoy his appearances with the newly formed Stevens-Thomas Group. André’s civic involvement is notable.
Most recently he has served as: president of Los Verdés Homeowner Association in South Orange County, California. He was a board member of the Tacoma Symphony. It was here in Tacoma where he received the City Proclamation, a key to the city and raised over ten thousand dollars to help build the first health care home for people with HIV/AIDS. He has donated his talents to the YMCA and the Phoebe House Shelter for Women where he again helped raise thousands of dollars. He also served on the board of directors of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and the Martin Luther King Ecumenical Center in Washington State. André is releasing his newest cd where he has composed songs for the heart and mind! He is very excited about the poignant message in “What It Is Today,” a song he co-wrote with Aaron Scholl about André’s mother and their struggles. Beyond this touching familiar message are the upbeat and funky sounds of past and present soul! André Stevens-Thomas is a vessel of smooth sounds, funky beats and showmanship extraordinaire! Your listening pleasure will be delighted! Enjoy listening to his unique and fresh, yet comfortably familiar sound! Check your local entertainment guides for an evening with a true performer and a unique talent that has delighted audiences and enlivened occasions for years.