Richard "Richie" Beirach (born May 23, 1947) is a jazz pianist and composer born in New York City.
He initially studied both classical and jazz before entering the Berklee College of Music.
In 1972 he began working with Stan Getz. He also worked with Chet Baker and in the 1990s worked well with French saxophonist Henrik Frisk. He maintained an ongoing musical partnership with David Liebman from the 1970s to the 90s, in Lookout Farm, Quest and many duos.
Richie Beirach's style is influenced by Art Tatum, Bill Evans, and his earlier classical training. It is also individualistic with many touches all its own. Several of his compositions, "Leaving" and "Elm" for instance, have found their way into the jazz standard repertoire.