As a performer Randy Hale is fluent in a diverse range of styles. Trained as a studio singer, Hale’s engaging presence and ability to communicate with his audience makes his a sought after favorite for piano bars, restaurants, and special events. Able to cover a full range of musical styles from the sultry sounds of Cole Porter and Hoagie Carmichael to the rock ‘ roll beat of Billy Joel and Elton John; the R&B of Sam Cooke and Ray Charles to the contemporary rhythms of Bruno Mars and Usher, Hale can engage and please audiences of all ages and musical tastes. With voice that has been reviewed as reminiscent of James Taylor and Elton John, Hale has opened for acts as diverse as Lili Tomlin and Bobby McFerrin.
As a film and live event composer in Hollywood, Hale wrote for Disney, Universal, CBS and his work was nominated for Best Composer by the Academy of Interactive Sciences. His recent release, Small Miracles, showcases the best jazz standards from the Great American Songbook. Hale’s collection of original songs, Lost & Found, reflects his deep respect for great songwriting and vocal expression. Always eager to push the envelope of new musical realms, As eclectic as he is talented, Hale has a strong background in musical theater and is co-book writer and composer for the musical, Songs From The Tall Grass, which made its world-premier at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. and is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius and Challenge America grants.