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Stan Applebaum

Stan Applebaum

(1922 - 2019)

Spanning almost half a century, Stan Applebaum's career was rich and diverse. His compositions and arrangements earned him numerous awards, including 35 Top 10 Hits and several No. 1 Singles for extraordinary artists, such as Ben E. King, Bobby Vinton, Neil Sedaka, the Drifters, the Coasters, Connie Francis, and Brook Benton. Having written and produced music for over 1500 commercials, he garnered four Clio Awards for his various music spots.

Mr. Applebaum's big band arrangements were written for some of the best in the jazz world, including Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Harry James, Raymond Scott, and Cootie Williams. Stan was an arranger and orchestrator for the Hit Parade, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the Goldbergs, Jimmy Durante, Radio City Music Hall, NBC, and CBS. In addition to his outstanding pop and jazz contributions, Mr. Applebaum wrote for some of the world's most renowned symphony orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic.

Explore Publications by Stan Applebaum

Touch of Cohan, A Concert BandFJH Concert Band4B1099
Touch of Carmen, A Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band5B1143
Touch of Christmas: Suite 1, A Concert BandFJH Concert Band4B1163
Touch of Christmas: Suite 2, A Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1213
Toboggan Ride Concert BandFJH Concert Band4B1308
La Cinquantaine String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra4ST6036
SOUND/WORLD, Volume 1 PianoThe FJH Contemporary Keyboard EditionsEarly IntermediateJ1001
SOUND/WORLD, Volume 2 PianoThe FJH Contemporary Keyboard EditionsIntermediateJ1010