DeAndrade starred in menís basketball and soccer at R.I.C.E.
from 1955-59. He played freshman basketball at the college in
1955-56, and enjoyed a three-year career as a forward on the
varsity team from 1956-59. DeAndrade spent
his freshman season in 1955 and part of his sophomore season as
a back on the menís soccer team, before making the move to the
forward position for the remainder of his career. He was a
member of the Menís Athletic Association throughout his
collegiate career and went on to serve as the official clock
operator for RIC home menís soccer contests during the sixties.
He is also an accomplished trumpet player, having
worked as a professional musician since he was 10 years old.
After his father taught him to play, DeAndrade played in radio,
vaudeville, clubs, hotels, and restaurants, as well as traveling
the U.S. with the Ralph Stuart Orchestra. He had many
opportunities to play with big name bands, but chose to remain
in the Ocean State as a teacher. He served 10 years as the vice
president of the Providence Federation of Musicians. DeAndrade
can be currently heard playing at many Pawtucket Red Sox home