Walter Afanasieff
DEPARTMENT OF SONGWRITERS/PRODUCERS
Walter Afanasieff

About

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Russian parents in 1958, Walter Afanasieff, a.k.a. Walter A, is a multi Grammy Award winning songwriter/producer who is known for his work with some of the biggest names in music history: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand, Luther Vandross, Kenny G, Michael Bolton Marc Anthony and many others.
Afanasieff began his career in San Francisco, CA playing and writing for Narada Michael Walden who has worked with artists such as: Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Jefferson Starship.
Some of Afanasieff’s biggest songs as writer and producer are «Hero», «All I Want For Christmas Is You», «My All - Butterfly», «One Sweet Day» — Mariah Carey, «Beauty And The Beast», «My Heart Will Go On» — Celine Dion, «Insatiable» «I Knew I Loved You» Darren Hayes and Savage Garden, «My Baby You» Marc Anthony and «She Bangs» — Ricky Martin to name a few.
Afanasieff resides in Los Angeles, CA where he is currently writing musicals, film scores as well as continuing his songwriting and producing for some of the biggest artists today.

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NEW at ISINA: Music Hayk Collaborates with Our Pros

ISINA Mentor Walter Afanasieff and his team have gathered to remake Music Hayk’s song “Do Something About It”.

#ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff  #Music Hayk  #Davix  #DNA  #Alexander Mathias  #Sean Billings  #Richard Velzen  #ISINA Finalist 
August 26, 2021

Nikkie Ariel in LA - Day 4

It's business time on day four of Nikkie Ariel's LA trip -- time to record some great new music!

#Nikkie Ariel  #ISINA  #ISINA Finalist  #Walter Afanasieff  #Eric Zayne 
August 04, 2021
Nikkie Ariel in LA - Day 3

Nikkie Ariel in LA - Day 3

It was the big day as Nikkie got to meet her music idol: Walter Afanasieff!

#Nikkie Ariel  #ISINA  #ISINA Finalist  #Walter Afanasieff 
August 03, 2021
Carly Paoli to Release New Album in September

Carly Paoli to Release New Album in September

The album will feature a song with music written by ISINA mentor Walter Afanasieff.

#Carly Paoli  #ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff  #ISINA Mentors  #Carly Paoli & Friends 
July 31, 2021
NEW at ISINA: Finalist Artists to Collaborate

NEW at ISINA: Finalist Artists to Collaborate

Walter Afanasieff's stroke of producing genius has led to some suprising new collaborations for our ISINA finalists!

#Walter Afanasieff  #ISINA  #ISINA Mentors  #Shannon Prior  #Jakonda & Nejtrino  #Nikkie Ariel  #ISINA Finalist 
July 28, 2021
Barbra Streisand plans release of new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio gems

Barbra Streisand plans release of new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio gems

Barbra Streisand is set to present Release Me 2, her first album title since 2018’s Walls.

#Barba Streisand  #Walter Afanasieff  #Babyface  #Jay Landers  #Release Me 2  #ISINA 
June 09, 2021
The Artist behind the artist… Walter Afanasieff

The Artist behind the artist… Walter Afanasieff

Walter Afanasieff is a Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer who’s worked with Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Celine Dion, as well as Australia’s Tina Arena and Savage Garden.

#Walter Afanasieff  #Walter A  #ISINA 
March 18, 2021
Walter Afanasieff Helps Barbra Streisand with New Album!

Walter Afanasieff Helps Barbra Streisand with New Album!

With all this talent in one room, all of us here at Isina cannot wait to hear the new album!

#ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff 
October 17, 2018
Fun Fact: Walter Afanasieff Co-Produced the Original Behind Ariana Grande and James Corden’s Remake Of Titanic

Fun Fact: Walter Afanasieff Co-Produced the Original Behind Ariana Grande and James Corden’s Remake Of Titanic

Who would have known that the amazing Titanic remake by Ariana Grande and James Corden was originally co-produced by Isina's very own Walter Afanasieff.

#ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff  #Ariana Grande 
August 27, 2018
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