Randy Halberstadt (born May 1, 1953 in New York, New York) is an American jazz pianist, composer, recording artist, author, and teacher. In addition to leading his own trio and producing his own recordings (Inner Voice, Clockwork, and Parallel Tracks), he has performed with Herb Ellis, Buddy DeFranco, Nick Brignola, Terry Gibbs, Slide Hampton, Pete Christlieb, Bobby Shew, Joe LaBarbera, Lanny Morgan, David Friesen, Kim Richmond, Don Lanphere, Jiggs Whigham, Roswell Rudd, Jack Walrath, Gary Smulyan, Julian Priester, Mel Brown, and many others. In 2004, Randy recorded with Bay area guitarist Mimi Fox and the world renowned Ray Drummond on bass. Randy wrote Metaphors for the Musician (2001), a collection of jazz theory and secrets gleaned from 25 years as a teacher and performer. Randy is a Professor of Jazz Theory at Cornish College of the Arts. He teaches theory, eartraining, jazz piano, and vocal jazz.