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AES Member Profile
- Educational Institutions - Educator
- Recording Industry - Home/Project Studio
- Other: Record Label Owner
- Mastering Engineer
- Record Label Executive
- Recording Engineer
Producer/recording engineer Steve Bellamy is the founder of Addo Records. He has engineered or produced more than 200 commercial recordings and has worked with artists such as Kirk MacDonald, Ted Quinlan, Brian Dickinson, Chet Doxas, Jim Doxas, Dave Douglas, Steve Swallow, Donny McCaslin, John Stetch, Kieran Overs, Mike Downes, Anton Kuerti, Isabel Bayrakdarian, James Ehnes, the Gryphon Trio, Tafelmusik, Kenny Wheeler, Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner, Edgar Meyer, and Sheila Jordan. Many of his recordings have received JUNO awards and nominations. He began Addo Records in Toronto in October, 2009 and Addo is distributed internationally through Conveyor Canada via Universal Music Canada, Distribution 13 (USA), and Planetworks (UK, Europe, Asia).
A longtime AES member, Steve has served the society in several ways - as a member of the education committee, as a judge for several student recording competitions, as a panelist on audio education workshops, and as a reviewer of paper proposals.
Bellamy received his Master of Music degree from McGill University where he studied sound recording with Wieslaw Woszczyk, Steve Epstein, and George Massenburg. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in saxophone from the University of Prince Edward Island, and is currently completing his PhD in music technology and psychology from York University. He has held teaching positions at McGill University, The Jackie MacLean Institute at the University of Hartford, The Banff Centre, and Humber College. He is currently Humber's Associate Dean of Creative & Performing Arts.
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