Timmy Regisford is simply put, one of the great legends of Dance Music. The inception of his internationally acclaimed Club Shelter parties in NYC in 1991 helped pioneer the Soulful House Music sound that has helped shaped the face of Dance Music around the world today.
Trinidadian born, Timmy Regisford is known for his brand of Soulful Dance Music. He started in 1985 at WBLS radio station in New York City, where he worked as Assistant Music Director, later being promoted to head Music Director of the station.
In 1988, he became A&R Director of Atlantic Records, signing such acts as Miki Howard and Levert. His next career step embarked on working for MCA Records as their A&R Director, where he developed artists such as Loose Ends and Colonel Abrams. He would later go on to sign acts Guy and Eric B & Rakim.
Regisford later became Vice President of A&R at Motown Records, signing acts Milira, Blaze, Basic Black, Today and Johnny Gill. Along with his A&R work for these labels he is credited in many remix projects including artist like Patti LaBelle, Steel Pulse, New Edition, Bobby Womack, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Boys, Diana Ross, Gerald Alston and Stevie Wonder. In 1996, Regisford became Vice President of A&R at Dreamworks Records.
Timmy Regisford was also one of the founding people behind the legendary Club Shelter parties in New York City. The inception of his internationally acclaimed club parties 25 years ago helped pioneer the Soulful House Music sound that has helped shape the face of House Music all around the world.
Timmy’s much sought after productions and remixes are plentiful. Released on Shelter Record labels 157 Shelter Records, Restricted Access, Un-Restricted Access as well as international labels such as West End, King Street, APT, Pony Canyon and more. He has also released many mixed albums including ‘NYC True Classics,’ and ‘The Legacy Of Shelter’ among others.
Recently Timmy reopened the legendary Club Shelter Party in a new NYC space and continues to bring his signature sound to the NYC Dance Scene. He also continues traveling the world bringing the Shelter sound and experience to the masses where he is in high demand as a DJ.