Randy Vera is a finalist for the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting award, as one of three final candidates in the "Jazz" category. His song placements include VAS Entertainment’s acclaimed surfing films and Road Work pictures “The Mean Of Green” (2013). Randy is currently recording with 12 time Platinum Producer Anthony J. Resta (Twilight Films Soundtrack, Elton John, Collective Soul), and he maintains a busy performing schedule.
In 2001, Randy Vera was recognized by his college friend Paul Stanton in his film "On the Line" (Miramax), where he was the inspiration for one of the main characters.
Notable venues Randy has played include: The Icarus Club, London, UK; Tammany Hall NYC; LIVE on WMFO FM & WZBC FM Boston; The Hatch Shell, Boston (Walk for Hunger, 20,000 people); House of Blues, Boston; Johnny D's Uptown, Boston; Harpers Ferry, Brighton Music Hall, Boston; National Underground, NYC; The Lion's Den, (Sullivan Hall) NYC; The National Anthem at TD BankNorth Garden.
Randy lives in the Allston/Brighton neighborhood of Boston Massachusetts with his daughters, and their puppy named Snowy.