Robert Scott Stanton’s musical education began at the early age of 5. He studied in his early years at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and later privately for several years with composer and pianist Julian Maurice White. He later enrolled in Piano Performance and Composition at San Francisco State University with William Corbet Jones and Richard Festinger PhD. In addition he attended Master Classes with Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Robert Helps.
Stanton’s performing experience spans 30 years in both Contemporary and Classic music in venues and studios throughout the western United States and Europe. He has been influenced by such greats as Chopin, Debussy, The Beatles, Jean Luc Ponti and a host of others.
As a composer, Robert brings many styles of music to the forefront of entertainment industry. While he is clearly successful in venturing outside the box, his particular style of music is new wave/contemporary which includes smooth jazz, romantic music and easy listening.
Robert Scott Stanton released CD “By the Wing of an Angel” in February 2010 with instrumental pieces such as “By the Wing of An Angel” and “Hour of the Pearl”.
“By the Wing of an Angel” is very melodic with a calming flow throughout. While listening to this piece don’t be surprised if you begin to feel your mind venturing out and you find yourself floating above a mountain stream. After all, it feels like it IS by the wing of an angel. You experience it as an angel might. It’s an extraordinary sensation is very therapeutic in nature.
“Hour of the Pearl” has more of an orchestral base to it perfectly suited for TV sitcom score. It is a playful piece with a lifting spirit that is a joy to listen to.
As are all of Robert Scott Stanton’s compositions, one of many common threads is the melodic structures and the commercial friendly style that he writes in. Beautifully orchestrated and delivered, this CD has caught the attention of not only powers in the entertainment industry but also adoring fans from all over the world.
Robert Scott Stanton has opened for Phil Everly, Buddy Miles and Mickey Thomas. Among others.