Overview: Andraé Van Buren (aka “Nookie Coltrane”) has made playing the saxophone and music production a work of art by combining the staple sounds of his hometown Memphis, TN and his vast musical knowledge into beautiful canvases like only a true artist can.
Having a lifelong devotion to music, he has been performing professionally for the last 12 years. Breaking onto the music scene in Memphis as the part time saxophonist for Memphis band Straight up Buzz, he started building a buzz for himself in the Industry. Andraé worked with artists such as Wendy Moten, Stephanie Bolton, Ruby Wilson, A440, Native Son, Carmen and Grammy Showcase winner Will Graves, as well as performing with several others on the world renowned Beale St.
After moving to Austin, TX in 1999, Andraé became a featured saxophonist for the R&B/Jazz group Tunji and the hip hop crew Hip-Hop Humpday (H3). In 2001, he started recording with his right hand man Dwayne “Dmadness” Jackson to record his first studio album Equinox, which included his Artist Site