Stanley Applebaum (b. 1 March 1922, Newark, N.J.) is an American arranger and conductor.
Applebaum studied with several private tutors, including Wallingford Riegger.
Spanning almost half a century, Stan Applebaum's career has been rich and diverse. His compositions and arrangements have 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 has also been awarded four Clio Awards for his various music spots.
Mr. Applebaum's big band arrangements have been 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 has written for some of the world's most renowned symphony orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic.
Works for Winds
- Danza Bolercina (1973)
- Irish Suite (1977)
- Marakech Bazaar: Flashing Scinitars
- Spring Magic (1960)
- Toboggan Ride (2006)
- Voices from Kaluga (1976)
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Stanley Applebaum." Accessed 5 December 2015.
- Stan Applebaum, FJH Music Co.