Biography 'So where have they been hiding James Lee Stanley? We could say that James Lee Stanley is probably the last great undiscovered singer-songwriter in America. But true as that may be let's say something else, let's say that a diamond has been smuggled into the wasteland...and here is where the wasteland ends' - Tom Robbins, Author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues It is only a long lived singer-songwriter career that let's JAMES LEE STANLEY unite the unpredictable creativity and the eclectic elements that make up his world. His remarkable ability as a vocalist and composer allow him to create songs, each recorded with a finely crafted backing that sonically enhance the impulse behind the lyric, coupled with his outrageously hilarious repartee. He is one of the few all time greats and undisputed geniuses among singer-songwriters. Fi Magazine listed his FREELANCE HUMAN BEING as one of the finest recordings of 1998 and one of the Top 200 Recordings of all time - FI Magazine March 1999. JAMES LEE STANLEY, the true renaissance man, was born into a musical family in Philadelphia, PA, and already performing and recording for LeGrand Records by the time he was fourteen. He majored in music at Cal State University, did a stint in the Air Force as a Chinese linguist, performing three hundred dates a year with such diverse acts as BONNIE RAITT, ROBIN WILLIAMS, CHICK COREA & RETURN TO FOREVER and BILL COSBY by the time he landed his second recording contract. CD Releases: JAMES LEE STANLEY JAMES LEE STANLEY, TOO 3'S THE CHARM (RCA) MIDNIGHT RADIO (MCA) RACING THE MOON (TAKOMA) ECLIPSE (JOLLYE ROGER) LIVE (MUSIC CONNECTION - TOP 5 Record of the Year) (BEACHWOOD) SIMPATICO (BEACHWOOD) RIPE FOR DISTRACTION (BEACHWOOD) EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES (BEACHWOOD) THE ENVOY (MAC Report - top100 AC airplay) (BEACHWOOD) DOMINO HARVEST (BEACHWOOD) TWO MAN BAND (w/Peter Tork BEACHWOOD) ONCE AGAIN (w/Peter Tork BEACHWOOD) TWO MAN BAND TWO (w/Michael Smith BEACHWOOD) FREELANCE HUMAN BEING (One of the Top 200 CD's of All Time) (BEACHWOOD) TRACES OF THE OLD ROAD (June 2002 BEACHWOOD) Scored: Emmy Award Winning CATHY Specials (from the comic strip) for prime time CBS TV Cable Ace Award Winning TOM PARKS - HBO Special SEX AND THE SINGLE MOM, a musical in development, scheduled for release - Fall 2003.
You May Also Like
Page 1 of