Started out as an Afrikaner writer under the name of Andre Le Toit. He decided to become a singer songwriter in order to reach a wider audience. His first album, Ver Van Die Ou Kalahari, was released as Andre Le Toit.
He changed his stage name to Koos Kombuis under which name he has released all subsequent albums: Niemandsland & Beyond (1989), Elke Boemelaar Se Droom (1994), Blameer Dit Op Apartheid (1997), Madiba Bay (1997), Mona Lisa (1999), Equilibrium (2002), ‘n Jaar In Die Son (with Valiant Swart, 2003), Bloedrivier (2008), Koos Kombuis (2009), Dertien (2012), Lente In Die Boland (2013) and Langpad Na Lekkersing (2016).
He was also a pivotal member of the Voelvry tour and appears on the Shifty Records Voelvry and Voelvry tour compilation albums.