Stu played and gigged in the 1980's SF music scene (On Broadway, Berkley Square, etc.). He has played with various members of Santana, Steve Miller, Chuck Profit and Greg Kihn. He recently was part of local San Francisco Indy band Trip Wire. Trip Wire released four albums as part of LA Based Big Stir Records. They played throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and had their music featured on various Power Pop music stations in the US and Europe.