Steve Bellamy has engineered or produced more than 200 commercial recordings for several labels and has worked with artists from Canada, the USA, South America, and Europe and is the founder of Addo Records. Musicians he has worked with include Dave Douglas, Steve Swallow, Donny McCaslin, John Stetch, Kirk MacDonald, Mike Downes, Ted Quinlan, Brian Dickinson, Chet Doxas, Jim Doxas, Kieran Overs, Anton Kuerti, Isabel Bayrakdarian, James Ehnes, the Gryphon Trio, Tafelmusik, Kenny Wheeler, Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner, Edgar Meyer, and Sheila Jordan.
Albums Steve has engineered have received six JUNO awards and more than 25 nominations. In 2018, Mike Downes's album, Root Structure, received the JUNO award for Jazz Album of the Year: Solo. In 2015, Kirk MacDonald's album, Vista Obscura received the JUNO award for Jazz Album of the Year: Solo, and in 2014, Mike Downes's album, Ripple Effect, received the JUNO award for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year.
Steve Bellamy was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and grew up in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He has lived in Montreal, Banff, Hartford, and Toronto, where he has worked as an entrepreneur, educator, and arts administrator. He holds a Master of Music degree from McGill University, a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Prince Edward Island, and an Advanced Executive Certificate from the Queen's School of Business. He lives in Charlottetown, PEI where he is CEO for Confederation Centre of the Arts.