Stanley Jordan

Profile:
US guitarist, born: 31-Jul-1959 in Chicago, IL.
Initially started playing piano aged six but having been influenced by Jimi Hendrix, he took up the guitar aged 11. Developed a two handed "Touch-Technique" which allowed him to play the strings on the fretboard of the guitar much like a keyboard with "hammer-ons" and "pull-offs". Achieved notoriety with this technique when he won the soloist competition at the Reno International Jazz Festival aged 17. Released Touch Sensitive in 1982 on Tangent Records and followed this with a series of studio albums on Blue Note; Magic Touch (1985), Standards (1986), Flying Home (1988), Cornucopia (1990).
Since the mid-1990s he has split his time between touring and his post as spokesperson with the AMTA (the American Music Therapy Association). His inability to find a musical niche has resulted in him fading from the public eye whilst his playing style has lost its novelty value and his later albums, both live and studio, have received poor reviews.
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Albums

Tangent 1001 Stanley Jordan - Touch Sensitive album art Stanley Jordan Touch Sensitive(LP, Album) Tangent (3) Tangent 1001 US 1982 Sell This Version
BNJ 91001 Stanley Jordan - Magic Touch album art Stanley Jordan Magic Touch (Album) Blue Note BNJ 91001 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
4BT 85130 Stanley Jordan - Standards Volume 1 album art Stanley Jordan Standards Volume 1 (Album) Blue Note 4BT 85130 US 1985 Sell This Version
068-7486821 Stanley Jordan - Flying Home album art Stanley Jordan Flying Home (Album) EMI-Manhattan Records 068-7486821 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
SPRO-04124 Stanley Jordan - Tropical Storm album art Stanley Jordan Tropical Storm(LP, Album, Promo) EMI-Manhattan Records SPRO-04124 US 1988 Sell This Version
CDP-592356 Stanley Jordan - Cornucopia album art Stanley Jordan Cornucopia (Album) Blue Note CDP-592356 US 1990 Sell This Version
TOCJ- 5531 Stanley Jordan - Stolen Moments album art Stanley Jordan Stolen Moments (Album) Blue Note TOCJ- 5531 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
TOCJ-5689 Stanley Jordan - One Night With Blue Note, Volume 4 album art Stanley JordanCharles LloydMichel PetruccianiCecil McBeeJack DeJohnette Stanley JordanCharles LloydMichel PetruccianiCecil McBeeJack DeJohnette - One Night With Blue Note, Volume 4 (Album) Blue Note TOCJ-5689 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
07822 18703 2 Stanley Jordan - Bolero album art Stanley Jordan Bolero (Album) Arista 07822 18703 2 US 1994 Sell This Version
7243 4 97810 2 3 Stanley Jordan - Live In New York album art Stanley Jordan Live In New York Blue Note 7243 4 97810 2 3 UK & Europe 1998 Sell This Version
NIC 063 Stanley Jordan - Dreams Of Peace album art Stanley Jordan Featuring Novecento Stanley Jordan Featuring Novecento - Dreams Of Peace (Album) Nicolosi Productions NIC 063 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
2003/09 Stanley Jordan - Relaxing Music For Difficult Situations, I album art Stanley Jordan Relaxing Music For Difficult Situations, I(CD, Album, Ltd) Manifold Music 2003/09 US 2003 Sell This Version
CGD8PKMA limited Stanley Jordan - uncut gems album art Muriel Anderson, Phil Keaggy ,With Special Guest Stanley Jordan Muriel Anderson, Phil Keaggy ,With Special Guest Stanley Jordan - uncut gems(CDr, Album, Ltd) CGD Music CGD8PKMA limited US 2003 Sell This Version
MAC 1040 Stanley Jordan - State Of Nature album art Stanley Jordan State Of Nature(CD, Album) Mack Avenue MAC 1040 US 2008 Sell This Version
MAC 1062, MAC 1062C Stanley Jordan - Friends album art Stanley Jordan Friends (Album) Mack Avenue MAC 1062, MAC 1062C US 2011 Sell This Version
STCD 1028 Stanley Jordan - Groove And More album art Dennis Chambers Feat. Patti Austin, Scott Henderson (2), Stanley Jordan, Brian Auger, Jeff Berlin, Novecento, Gregg Kofi Brown* Dennis Chambers Feat. Patti Austin, Scott Henderson (2), Stanley Jordan, Brian Auger, Jeff Berlin, Novecento, Gregg Kofi Brown* - Groove And More(CD, Album) Soul Trade STCD 1028 Italy 2013 Sell This Version
MAC1092, MAC1092C Stanley Jordan - Duets album art Kevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan Kevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan - Duets(CD, Album) Mack Avenue, Mack Avenue MAC1092, MAC1092C US 2015 Sell This Version
nic 136 Stanley Jordan - Drum 'N' Voice Vol. 4 album art Billy Cobham Featuring Eumir Deodato, Frank Gambale, Brian Auger, Stanley Jordan, Novecento, Gregg Kofi Brown* Billy Cobham Featuring Eumir Deodato, Frank Gambale, Brian Auger, Stanley Jordan, Novecento, Gregg Kofi Brown* - Drum 'N' Voice Vol. 4 (Album) Nicolosi Productions nic 136 Italy 2016 Sell This Version
none Stanley Jordan - Precious Gems album art Phil Keaggy, Muriel Anderson, Stanley Jordan Phil Keaggy, Muriel Anderson, Stanley Jordan - Precious Gems(File, FLAC, MP3, WAV, Album) Not On Label none 2020
CR-5487 Stanley Jordan - Realized Dream - Gunn High School Jazz Reunion album art Rich Prioste Featuring Stanley Jordan, Randy Greer Rich Prioste Featuring Stanley Jordan, Randy Greer - Realized Dream - Gunn High School Jazz Reunion(2xLP, Album) Collins (3) CR-5487 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BN 1485 Stanley Jordan - The Lady In My Life album art Stanley Jordan The Lady In My Life (Single) Blue Note BN 1485 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
SPRO-9434 / SPRO-9435, SPRO 9434 / SPRO 9435 Stanley Jordan - Stanley Jordan album art Stanley Jordan Stanley Jordan(12", EP, Promo, Smplr) Blue Note, Blue Note SPRO-9434 / SPRO-9435, SPRO 9434 / SPRO 9435 US 1985 Sell This Version
BLUE 3 Stanley Jordan - Eleanor Rigby album art Stanley Jordan Eleanor Rigby(7", Single) Blue Note BLUE 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
SOUNDPAGE #13 Stanley Jordan - Touch Of Blue album art Stanley Jordan Touch Of Blue(Flexi, 7", S/Sided, Squ) Guitar Player Magazine SOUNDPAGE #13 UK 1985 Sell This Version
SPRO# 04202, SPRO 04202 Stanley Jordan - Street Talk album art Stanley Jordan Street Talk (Single) EMI-Manhattan Records SPRO# 04202, SPRO 04202 US 1988 Sell This Version