Nathan Stanley was born to be an entertainer!
Born August 16, 1992, Stanley was hoisted into the spotlight at the age of two. Under the diligent training of his grandfather, musical icon, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Nathan has found the footing onto which has blossomed a great start to his career. In 2006, with the blessing and accompaniment of Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. Nathan recorded ''Sandy Ridge''. This was to be the start of what has become a great recording career!
In 2007 Stanley recorded his sophomore CD, ''He Suffered For My Reward''. Composing 3 of the songs including the title track. Stanley began flexing his song writing muscles. ''Where Will You Go'' Released in 2008 was Stanley's third recording featuring more of his swagger, as a song writer. Composing two songs on this project, Stanley along with Gospel Favorites, Judy & Dan Marshall of the Legendary Group, ''The Marshall Family'', and of course Dr. Ralph and the Clinch Mountain Boys, produce yet another stellar recording!
You would think that this teenage prodigy, who has played on every well known stage in the country, would be satisfied, but Nathan Stanley continues to reach for the stars. After all this young man has played for several dignitaries, from U.S. Presidents, to the Queen of England! In 2009, he began working on a tremendous venture. Collaboration with many well known entertainers, from Country, to Bluegrass, and Southern Gospel.
In 2010 Nathan Stanley will release this great Traditional Country Music Album. From Bluegrass Greats such as, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, Rhonda Vincent, and Larry Sparks, to Gospel Favorites, The Isaacs, and Jeff & Sherri Easter. All are joining Nathan for some masterful performances. One must not forget Nathan's love of Country Music. Also included on this project are, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Patty Loveless, Gene Watson, Vince Gill, John Anderson, Connie Smith, Stella Parton, and others!
Keep your eyes peeled for Nathan Stanley. A Great Entertainer, who continues to gain favor with audiences worldwide!