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Stanley Jordan
Phone (202) 337-4141
Price $25.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Pop Jazz

Stanley Jordan

Sunday, Sep 22, 2013 10:00p
Blues Alley Washington, DC

Besides being a technical innovator on the guitar whose “touch” or “tapping” technique allows him to sound like two or three guitarists at the same time with no overdubs or other studio techniques, Stanley Jordan also plays music with an uncommon depth of feeling. Late legendary Los Angeles Times jazz critic Leonard Feather wrote, “Genius is a word too often tossed around in musical circles, but it has been rightfully applied to Stanley Jordan.”One way to attack the daunting task of describing Stanley… Show more

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Stanley Jordan's discovery in the early '80s rightfully earned a lot of headlines in the jazz world as he came up with a new way of playing guitar. Although he was not the first to use tapping, Jordan's extensive expertise gave him the ability to play two completely independent lines on the guitar (as if it were a keyboard) or, when he wanted, two guitars at a time....
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Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-4141
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