Alexandre Chenault

Alexandre Chenault

 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BandR&BSoul

“Always and Forever: The Sounds of Luther Vandross" is a unique, riveting solo tribute show to one of the worlds greatest soul singers, performed by vocal powerhouse Alexandre Chenault.

Biography

Re-live the music of Luther Vandross, through the soulful powerhouse voice of Alexandre as he sings the greatest hits of the late, great Luther Vandross, one of greatest R&B artists America has ever produced. From ballads such as ‘Dance with My Father’ & ‘A House is Not a Home’ to the memorable ‘Always and Forever’ the hits keep coming. Plus on request, hear songs from Ray Charles, Lionel Richie, Donny Hathaway, and many more…

“Always and Forever: The Sounds of Luther Vandross is a unique and riveting solo tribute show to the worlds greatest soul singers, performed by one finest entertainers in the US. From emotional ballads such ‘Dance with My Father’ and ‘ A House is Not a Home’ to unforgettable ‘Always and Forever’ the hits keep coming.

With his velvety smooth voice and dynamic range this energetic entertainer fuses lyric to emotion with riveting sensitivity. With his soothing tone, phrasing and passionate delivery, every song becomes a golden memory. Alexandre’s stage presence reaches out and engages everyone in the audience.

Like Luther, Alexandre Chenault grew up in New York City and grew up listening to soulful music. Now, having recently completed a six-month tour of the caribbean with Royal Caribbean Productions, he is ready to take his show from the sea to land. This is a new show for the USA and UK markets direct from is an experience not to be missed.

Performances can range from 30 minutes to nearly 2 hours of superb music. A typical performance is for 1 x 60 or 2 x 40 minute sets and an optional DJ service can also be provided. Full PA and lighting is also provided.

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More About Alexandre.....

Alexandre Chenault, is an soul singer of Trinidadian, French, and African decsent. After leaving his lucrative corporate law job at one of the nations top law firms, he decided to return to his true love—music. After several years of crafting, he is finally ready to share his sound with the world. His upcoming EP pays tribute to his greatest influences in music, as he remakes classic hits from Luther Vandross, Donny Hathaway, and Ray Charles.

Alexandre grew up in New York City and began singing at the age of seven. As a child, he often spent his nights sleeping on the couch at the recording studio, as his mother and aunt were part of a recording group called the Soul Boys. His maternal grandmother a concert pianist, Dorothy Davenport, was one of the first African Americans to play at Carnegie Hall. His paternal grandmother spent her twenties as a limbo dancer. As a teenager, he attended the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for piano lessons but found more joy in singing. He attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art And Performing Arts, joining such famous alumni as Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Aniston, and Nicki Minaj. After finishing high school, Alexandre attended and graduated from Morehouse College where he majored in theatre and was a member of the glee club.

He has performed in musicals in New York City such as West Side Story, Eubie, After All These Years, Sweet Blessings, and Another Chance. He has also starred in two revue shows, Boogie Wonderland and Signed Sealed Delivered on the Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship, Majesty of the Seas. Before launching his solo career, he had performed at Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, Waldorf Astoria, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Minneapolis Symphony Hall, Spivey Hall, with groups such as the Handel Society, Morehouse College Glee Club, New Music Singers, and the Umoja Youth Troup.

Set List

LUTHER VANDROSS
Dance With My Father
Here And Now
Never Too Much
Superstar
Always and Forever
House is Not a Home
Impossible Dream
Closer I Get to You
Don’t Wanna Be a Fool
Endless Love
Your Secret Love
So Amazing
Power of Love
Love the One You’re With
Give Me the Reason

NAT KING COLE
Orange Colored Sky
Unforgettable
Smile
Merry Christmas To You

FRANK SINATRA
Fly Me to the Moon
New York
Let it Snow

DONNY HATHAWAY
A Song for You
For All We Know
Someday We’ll All be Free

JOSH GROBAN
You Raise Me Up
Anthem

STEVIE WONDER
Lately
Ribbon in the Sky
Superstition
Happy Birthday To You
Overjoyed
I Just Called To Say I Love You
Sir Duke
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Uptight

MICHAEL JACKSON
She’s Out of My Life
Man in the Mirror
Heal the World
I’ll Be There
I Want You Back
Rock With You

BRUNO MARS
Locked Out of Heaven
Just the Way You Are
When I Was Your Man
Grenade
I Will Rain

BROADWAY/WEST END - SHOWTUNES
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