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BIOGRAPHY

Randy Crenshaw

SAG-AFTRA/AEA

Randy Crenshaw has been described as “the Swiss Army knife of L.A. session singers.” Randy has earned degrees from Willamette University’s College of Music, Salem, Oregon (a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance) and from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts (a Diploma in Commercial Arranging). Randy’s professional background includes orchestral and big-band trumpet playing, playing a variety of Renaissance and pre-Baroque wind instruments at the Oregon Shakespearean Festival, singing country music, arranging for and singing with such groups over the years as Boston-based oldies/doo-wop a cappella quintet No Strings Attached, the Berklee Vocal Jazz Choir, a cappella vocal jazz quintet Terra Nova (1987 Hennessy Jazz Search grand prize winners), a cappella world beat/R&B sextet Wahoo Do-Re (formerly Vocal Nation), contemporary Christian vocal group Haven (from the radio broadcast “Haven Today”), and acclaimed a cappella vocal jazz quartet Just 4 Kicks (with four CDs released to date on their own Kickboyz Records label).

He lives and works in the greater Los Angeles area with his wife and three daughters, and is a Grammy-nominated, in-demand freelance session vocalist, voiceover artist, and vocal arranger with hundreds of major film, television, commercial, and record credits to his name. Many of his award-winning vocal jazz compositions and arrangements are available through University of Northern Colorado Jazz Press, Greeley, Colorado (uncjazzpress.com), as well as Sound Music Publications, Edmonds, Washington (smpjazz.com).