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Randy Waldman

Although Randy Waldman is not widely known to the general public, he is one of the most respected pianists, arrangers, composers, and producers in the music business today. Over a 40-year career, he has worked with a veritable Who’s Who of music legends in the jazz and pop worlds, including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Patti LaBelle, Celine Dion, Beyoncé, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Olivia Newton-John, Josh Groban, Ray Charles, Michael Bublé, Quincy Jones, Johnny Mathis, Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli, Minnie Ripperton, Lou Rawls, Paul Anka, and George Benson, with whom he toured for seven years as his pianist, conductor and arranger.

Waldman has also been Barbra Streisand’s pianist and musical director for over 30 years and is featured on many of her albums, movies, and live performances. He won a Grammy for co-arranging “Somewhere” on Streisand's The Broadway Album. He also received a Grammy nomination for Best Vocal Arrangement for The Manhattan Transfer's “Code of Ethics” from their album Bodies and Souls.

Waldman is one of the hardest working studio musicians in Los Angeles. He has performed on hundreds of albums, television shows, and movie soundtracks, such as Ghostbusters, Romancing the Stone, Back to the Future, Nuts, Beetlejuice, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Abyss, Forrest Gump, The Bodyguard, and Mission: Impossible, among many others.

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