George W Russell Jr.
Amy BellamyMusic Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training
Keyboardist Amy Bellamy received her Master’s of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After relocating to Boston, MA in 2002, Ms. Bellamy joined the Sam Kininger Band (of Soulive and Lettuce) and toured extensively throughout the US, culminating with their critically acclaimed 2010 album release entitled Anthem (BMG Japan.) Ms. Bellamy and her husband, bassist Aaron Bellamy (The A-Beez) have led a well established 16 year Tuesday night residency at Boston’s beloved Wally’s Jazz Café.
The A-Beez released their debut album Never Going Back in 2015, and their 2nd album Say Goodbye was released to a sold-out audience in Boston in March of 2018. Both albums by The A-Beez showcase Amy and Aaron’s strengths as songwriters, lyricists, arrangers and producers.
Over the last decade, Ms. Bellamy has performed with Chaka Khan (for President Bill Clinton) Terri Lyne Carrington, G Love and the Juice, The Nth Power, Oleta Adams, Res, Club D’elf, Cody Chesnutt, Martin Luther, Shing02, the Harlem Gospel Choir, Bruce Bartlett, Akrobatik, Mr Lif and many more. She has shared countless bills with major artists such as Parliament Funkadelic, Morris Day and the Time, Bootsy
Collins, Chick Corea and many more. As a classical accompanist, Ms. Bellamy has appeared on multiple European tours with notable performances at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France and St Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy.
Ms. Bellamy joined the Faculty of Berklee College of Music as an Assistant Professor in the Harmony Department in the summer of 2016.