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Bobby Stanton

bobby.stanton@mcnallysmith.edu

Bobby Stanton

Bobby Stanton has been featured on NPR (National Public Radio) shows Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” and Dave Brubeck’s music in “A Welcome Home Christmas.” He’s contributed articles in several international music publications including Guitar Player Magazine. He’s also toured with ABBA’s “Mamma Mia” and orchestrated two musicals in New York and worked as a music consultant on one.

Other teaching experience: Berklee College of Music, Boston.

Awards and Honors:

  • Awarded the first ever “Ovation” Award, presented by Bill Leavitt and Gary Burton.
  • He has won songwriting awards from BMI and ASCAP.

Memberships: Twin Cities Musicians Union.

Bobby’s album “ A Classic Guitar Christmas” sold well all over the world. He just finished a cast album for a Broadway musical about the OK Corral called “Sundown”  and is working on online music lessons, and a new book on Fingerstyle guitar.

Some of the people Bobby’s played with include James Taylor, Garrison Keillor, Mark O’Connor, Richie Havens, Gillian Welch, Greg Leisz, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Mollie O’Brien, Robin and Linda Williams, Peter Ostroushko, Trini Lopez, Del Shannon, The Shirellas, and Bo Diddley.