Bill Heller

From Long Island, New York, Bill grew up in a very musical household. His Dad was a conductor (NYC Subway), and his Mom
 orchestrated all the activities around the house! From an early age, he and his 
two brothers were surrounded by family get-togethers filled with music. It
 wasn't long before he got into the act, playing accordion! Along with his 
brothers he would play in many different situations throughout high school and
 college – and continues to do so. Bill attended 
Fredonia State University, and received a degree in Music Education. He paid 
his dues in the Long Island club scene, as well as on cruise ships Bill met Russ Freeman while recording the “Brian 
Moore Custom Guitars Artist Collection” CD. Russ asked Bill if he 
would play on a few tracks that he was producing for his and Craig Chaquico's “Redwoods to the 
Rockies.” His first Rippingtons 
 recording was “Topaz”, back in 1998, and he has been performing live with the
 band since March of 2001. Since then Bill has co-produced all of Craig’s CDs, of 
which a few songs made it to the number one position on the smooth jazz charts! Married to his sweetheart from college,
 Dawn, together they have two children Angelea, and Jonathan. Dawn was diagnosed
 with ovarian cancer in 2000, During her illness Bill co-wrote and produced a CD 
dedicated to her called “Strong Woman”
 from which they donated a good portion of the proceeds to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

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Find The Way

Find The Way

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Bill Heller
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