Randi Driscoll is an award winning singer/songwriter and actress. Randi's original music is a blend of piano driven singer/songwriter music with elements of pop, country and jazz. Her music has been featured in film, television, and a commercial directed by Spike Lee, in which Randi also appeared. Her performance credits include appearances at Lincoln Center, Place des Arts (Montreal), The Japan Center for the Arts, The Ford Theatre and numerous universities, performance halls, nightclubs and cabarets.
Randi studied theatre and music at the University of San Diego, and her theatrical credits include most recently appearing alongside Bradley Whitford and Mary McDonnell in the Broad Stage's "Laramie Project; Epilogue" (Romaine Patterson). Randi has appeared in several San Diego film and stage productions, and has worked as a teaching artist and director for San Diego Junior Theatre, CYT, The Musician's Institute (Los Angeles), The Performer's Academy (OC) and Wingspan Arts, (NYC). Randi has shared the stage with a wide range of artists, including Pat Benatar, Dar Williams, Bruce Hornsby, Bonnie Raitt, Anthony Rapp (Rent), Max Von Essen (An American in Paris), Jason Mraz, and Dave Koz.
Randi’s original song “What Matters” has been featured in several stage productions, films and documentaries, and proceeds from the song support the Matthew Shepard Foundation, an anti-hate charity. The choral version of Randi’s song has been performed by over fifty choirs internationally, and has been featured at New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Disney Hall in California. A film about the making of Randi's song "What Matters" has earned several awards and the song itself was named one of the top Pride Anthems, by the Advocate Magazine. Most recently Randi’s original song “No Song” won best Adult Contemporary in the Song of the Year contest.
Randi has released seven studio albums and has participated in or performed on, over fifty more, for various artists and bands. Randi's first solo release, "Climb" on East River Records, was recorded at Studio West and produced by Jon Mathias. Since that time, Randi's cds have been released independently, on her own label, Dramatique Records.
Randi tours year round, solo or with her musical partner, Noah Heldman, performing her original music. Randi is currently finishing her new album, produced by Grammy winner Larry Mitchell, featuring a duet with People Magazine's up and coming country artist, Aaron Parker, and a wide range of musical guests, including Grammy award winning cellist Dave Eggar.
Noah Heldman is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, producer, and mixing and mastering engineer. He earned a Music degree from UCSD, specializing in Contemporary Classical Percussion and Composition. As a percussionist, Noah performed with the UCSD Percussion Ensemble "red fish blue fish", was Principal Timpanist for the La Jolla Symphony, and was a member of the Samba/Batucada school Sol e Mar. As a drummer/percussionist/guitarist, Noah has played with Randi Driscoll for long enough now that he's finally getting the hang of it, and also plays with the San Diego based pop/rock band channel.
Noah has also helped produce, record, mix, and master songs and albums for a variety of artists, including Randi Driscoll and channel, and runs a small recording studio, Floating Bridge Studios, in San Diego, California.
Larry Mitchell is a Grammy award-winning producer, engineer and performer who has toured the world playing guitar with well-known artists including Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé. In his original compositions, Larry skillfully weaves guitar textures that showcase his virtuosity as a solo artist and ensemble player. As an artist, he has released 7 solo records and won a San Diego Music Award for best pop jazz artist. As a producer-engineer, Larry has won 26 New Mexico Music Awards in various categories including pop, adult contemporary, rap, rock, country and Native American. He won a Grammy Award for producing, engineering and performing on "Totemic Flute Chants" by artist Johnny Whitehorse, who is better known as Robert Mirabal of Taos Pueblo. Larry Mitchell has produced Randi's music since 1999 and will often sit in with her on stage, when their paths cross and at special events.