Althea Rene’s hit single “In The Flow’ was the first flute song in the history of the Billboard Chart to reach number one.
Althea Rene was born December 25th in Detroit, Michigan. She began her musical studies at the young age of 4, training as a classical flautist. She studied classical music at Howard University in Washington D.C. and later was inspired by Yusef Lateef, Ian Anderson and her father, Dezie McCullers. Her father was one of the original “Funk Brothers” of Mowtown. She has developed a creative style all her own.
Althea was a Deputy Sheriff for over 10 years in Detroit. Her music has now become her full-time career as a performing/recording artist. She is a “master of her craft” and one of the world’s most exciting solo improvisational flautists. She has performed internationally in Rotterdam Netherlands, Dubai, and the Caribbean.
2013 Appearances by Althea Rene include: Chene Park Soul-Jazz Explosion, Sea Breeze Jazz Festival, Spring Breeze Jazz Cruise, Jazz Fest West, and Low Country Jazz Festival.
Watch Music Video “Live at the Dubai”
Listen / Buy Althea’s Albums: In the Moment, No Restrictions & new release In the Flow