Stan was born and raised in North Hollywood, California. As a young man it didn’t take long for him to be recognized as a musical prodigy and eventually become one of the finest and most accomplished talents of our time. Stan is known by his peers for his professionalism and unyielding work ethic in addition to his exceptional skill as a musician, arranger, producer, and composer. And despite the demands on his time, Stan is always willing to do be involved in projects to help children.
The following are just some of the many musical projects and educational pursuits Stan has been involved in:
• Played French Horn at North Hollywood High School Orchestra
• Played and studied organ at the Hollywood Methodist Church.
• Attended L. A. Valley College
• Performed for the "I Love Lucy" Desi Arnez Jr. Little Rickie's Combo.  Stan played piano and Desi Jr. played drums.  The show originally aired in the 1960's and syndication has kept it alive ever since.
• First call musician with local 47 musician’s union
• Student and Teacher at Dixie College
• Staff at Southern California Conservatory of Music
• Performed with Sally and Sandy of the Lawrence Welk show
• Performed with the Clinger Sisters of the Smothers Brothers show
• Pianist and arranger for the Lettermen
• Pianist, arranger, and co-producer for SunShade ‘n Rain
• Performed for USO tours in Vietnam from 1964 to 1965. He played for Frankie Lane.
• He also arranged music for the "Udy Sisters" - four sisters from Twin Falls Idaho.
• He toured and produced records for Jimmy Dee of Guam and South Asia.  They played for the Jerry Lewis Telethon at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas.
• Recorded with the group "The Delicate Balance" for "Nico Records" which was formed with Nick and Boris Vanoff of Hollywood Palace
• Staff Piano for Norwegian Cruse Lines
• Arranger, Conductor and arranger for “Silverado” Children’s Chorus St. George Utah 5 years.