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Stanley Jordan at The Jazzlab

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Posted by Oh! Jazz on July 7, 2022

Where

The Jazzlab
27 Leslie Street, Brunswick
Melbourne
Map
(03) 9388 1999

Stanley Jordan at The Jazzlab

When

Sat, August 6, 2022
20:00

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Musicians

Stanley Jordan
guitar, electric

About

One of the most lauded and daring modern jazz guitarists of our time, Stanley Jordan visits Australia for an east coast tour, including this special guest at The JazzLab.

A true maverick, Jordan is known for his signature mastery of a special technique on the guitar’s fretboard called ‘touch technique’, which sees the charismatic virtuoso use an advanced form of two-handed tapping, instead of conventional strumming and picking.

In an illustrious career spanning four decades, Jordan has earned four Grammy Award nominations, with worldwide commercial and critical acclaim throughout, since first coming to prominence with the release of his 1985 album Magic Touch, a revolutionary project that placed him at the forefront of re-launching legendary Blue Note Records into a contemporary entity in jazz and beyond, and also established the then-twenty-something Jordan as among the most distinctive and refreshing new voices of the electric guitar....

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