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Who is Timmy Abell?

Steven Heller

Steven Heller

     Steven Heller is a three time Grammy award winning producer-composer, whose work has spanned the full spectrum of audio and video production - from CDs and live concerts, to television and movie scores. He has received numerous national awards for his music and recordings, including The American Library Association's Notable Children's Recording Award, various Parent's Choice Awards, and Grammys for his production of David Holt's CD of the popular children's story, Stellaluna, and most recently for engineering and production of Legacy, featuring Doc Watson and David Holt.

     All of Timmy's audio recordings have been produced by Steven Heller at Upstream Productions in Asheville, North Carolina, and are released on the Upstream label. Besides engineering and even performing on Timmy's records, Steven has contributed his own original songs and has been a co-writer on a number of Timmy's original songs.

     If you would like to contact Steven, you can e-mail him at:

                        stevenhellermusic (at) gmail.com

Steven Heller Music & Upstream Productions

2003 Grammy winner as Producer and Engineer of "Legacy", featuring Doc Watson and David Holt.

1997 Grammy winner as Producer of "StellaLuna" (Spoken Word for Children Category). Steven scored the project with original music.

Five time Grammy nominee in the categories of Traditional/Folk and Spoken Word.

Served as Music Supervisor and Producer for the Miramax film, "The Journey of August King," set in pre-Civil War times (1815). Composed and produced music for the film.

Composed, orchestrated and adapted the music package for the Animal Planet Network, a division of Discovery Network, Inc.

Scored numerous award-winning films, including features, documentaries, and children's films.

Numerous Telly and Addy Awards for television and radio commercial music compositions, (including a 1997 Addy for a TV and Radio public service campaign for the Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition.)

Produced recordings featuring David Holt, Doc and Merle Watson, Jerry Douglas, Mark O'Connor, Chet Atkins, Sam Bush, Russ Barenberg, David Wilcox, Seamus Egan and many others.

Golden CASE Award, three American Library Association Notable Recording Awards, two NAIRD (National Association of Independent Record Distributors) Awards, Parent's Choice Gold Award, National Association of Parents' Publications Award.

Original music for commercial clients including National Public Radio, State Farm Insurance, McDonald's, Betty Crocker, The Nashville Network, Animal Planet and many others.

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