BIO & ENDORSEMENTS
An internationally recognized composer, arranger, music producer, drummer and author, John has been involved in the professional music scene for over a decade. In the course of his career John has worked hand in hand with award winning/nominated (Emmy, Grammy, Juno, Dove) composers, songwriters and music producers who have topped the Billboards and collaborated with the most elite artists and leaders in entertainment: Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kelly Clarkson, LeAnn Rimes, Hans Zimmer, Tom Holkenborg, Disney and many, many others.
John composes music for film, trailers, television and stage productions. He also creates content for Presonus and AKAI as well as produces music for select indie artists.
His work has appeared in Modern Drummer, the world's number one drum magazine, been spotlighted in the Percussive Arts Society's internationally released newsletter, been selected in top film festivals across the world and has been featured in an award-winning short film.
“It is a pleasure working with John Stanley. John has an amazing ability to craft huge orchestral arrangements in surprisingly short timeframes. John's work is always precise, high quality and extremely dynamic. Having worked with Hans Zimmer, I can say with the utmost confidence that John is well on his way to establishing his own sound and making his own place in The Who’s who of composers!”
- Trevor Lawrence Jr.
Grammy Award Winning Producer/Songwriter/Composer
Kanye West, Hans Zimmer, Dr. Dre, Bruno Mars, Stevie Wonder and many, many more...
“John is the consummate professional! Every time I work with him I realize another layer of excellence in creativity, arranging, and production skills. He’s got EVERY style under his belt and he is highly organized, gives clear direction, yet always leaves room for my creative input.”
- Greg Hagan
Renown Session Guitarist
Music Director for LeAnn Rimes
"I am amazed at the number of motives and musical devices, styles, sounds, and the seamless way you hung it all together. And where there were seams, they were deliberate, crisply executed, and in good taste. Kudos, brother, for a job very well done!"
- Jerry Cleveland
Walt Disney Records/Productions