Andreas Brade was born and raised in Waiblingen, Germany where he began his music studies at the age of twelve. In 1991, Andreas moved to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston
He works regularly with different artists in World Music, Jazz, Funk, and Pop and has performed at both national and international venues such as the Montreal Jazz Festival. He has toured extensively throughout the United States and has recorded with several groups, one of which won the National Independent Music Award in 2003.
Andreas has taught at Berklee, is currently the chair of the Percussion Department at the Community Music Center, is a member of VicFirth educational team, and is a staff accompanist at the Boston Ballet. Andreas can be heard performing regularly with several local artists.