Redman Caldwell is the Associate Min. of Music and Musical Director of the Kingdom Fellowship A.ME. Church , in Silver Springs, Maryland. Min. Caldwell, a native of Cleveland, Ohio was born to Elder & Mrs. James R. Caldwell on February 24, 1972. In 1974, Min. Caldwell’s family moved to Philadelphia, PA which was the beginning of Redman’s journey to his musical career. In the earlier stages of Redman’s life, he developed an ear for true gospel music. He listened to the greats such as, “The Hawkins Family”, the late Rev. James Cleveland, Andre Crouch, and the late Thomas Whitfield. When Redman turned 11 years old, he began to develop a greater love for the piano and organ. He always wanted to play in his father’s church, backing his father while he preached, and playing for his mother while she sang her melodious songs.
Min. Caldwell had his formal training from the Settlement Music Schools of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. In pursuit of furthering his musical career, Redman took a position as Min. of Music at Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro, NC in August of 1999. It was a church at that time of more than 5,000 parishioners. During his tenure there, Min. Caldwell's anointed musical influence afforded him to play for various artist including Tramaine Hawkins, Marvin Sapp, Ricky Dillard, and Eddie James and Color Blind, just to name a few. Min. Caldwell also accompanied many well known preachers and evangelist from all over the country. In 2002, Min. Caldwell was honored to be the Praise and Worship Music Director for Bishop T.D. Jakes Man Power Conference in Charlotte N.C. In 2003, hearing the voice of God, Min. Caldwell relocated back to Philadelphia to assume a Pastoral Assistant position at the historic Zion Baptist church, in which it had a rich history of over 130 years of service to the community. In 2004, Min. Caldwell migrated back to North Carolina to assume a Min. of Music position at the Anderson Grove Baptist Church of Greensboro NC. For almost 3 years he worked to build the overall worship experience at that location. During his tenure, the music ministry grew as the membership expanded significantly. Min. Caldwell, in 2006 received an opportunity to be Musical Director for the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Upper Marlboro, Maryland. This is a church with over 15,000 parishioners. As Musical Director and Director of the Male Chorus, one of Min. Caldwell's accomplishments was that he grew the Male Chorus membership from 33 on role in 2007 to well over 180 men in 2011. Min. Caldwell is now presently serving at Kingdom Fellowship A.M.E. Church, one church 3 locations. Their membership equates to more than 12,000 parishioners between all locations. April 14, 2009, Min. Caldwell was afforded the opportunity to play at the White House, in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Obama. In February 2012, Redman was honored to play for the Muhammad Ali Birthday "Power of Love" Celebration in Las Vegas, in which he played for Stevie Wonder, John Legend and other major artist. He is a 2010 Stellar Award Nominee Producer, skilled musician, song writer, and composer. Three of his most recent projects that he has produced were Redman Caldwell's Hymns: From My Heart to Yours, Stellar Award Nominee Min. Mike McCoy and Voices United “Continue to Continue” Cd, and The First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s debut album” That Was Then, This Is Now “ and the new release of Michael White and True Praise long awaited CD. Just a few to mention.
Min. Caldwell’s desire is to win souls for Christ at any cost. His motto is ‘Only What You Do for Christ Will Last”. He is married to the lovely Michelle Caldwell, who ministers along side of her husband. They both are the proud parents of one daughter, Makayla Elise Caldwell.