Los Angeles-based composer and saxophonist, Randy Gist, is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
As a composer, he has had the privilege of writing music for the theatrical campaigns of "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Despicable me 2", "War Dogs", "Evil Dead" and many others. Randy has also arranged for the Costa Rican National Orchestra.
As a saxophonist, Randy has Performed with The Jonas Brothers; John Legend; Ariana Grande; Kelly Clarkson; Blake Shelton; Kesha; Ricky Martin; American Idol winner Phillip Phillips; Has perfomed at the 2020 Grammys; performed on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno; performed with Aloe Blacc; performed with Jamie Foxx & Kelly Rowland for President Barack Obama; been featured numerous times on the Fox hit TV show "Glee;" and performed on the soundtrack to Pixar's "Epic."
Randy has also had the honor of DJ-ing for several major Disney Events including The "Toy Story 4" World Premiere, Aladdin World Premiere and "The Lion King" World Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood CA.
Randy is proud to play Eastman Winds Saxophones as well as Beechler Mouthpieces.
Randy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Western Michigan University; and a Master’s Degree in Studio Jazz Writing from the University of Miami.