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Stanely Jordan (USA)

March 11, 2016 г. On 13 of March at 19:00 at the Odessa Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy. M.Vodyanogo take place only in Ukraine concert guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan.

Stanley Jordan (Stanely Jordan) - American fusion guitarist, nominated four awards Grammy - widely known for its piano technique of playing the guitar. The first musical education Stanley Jordan was a classic course of the game on the piano. Later, when Jordan picked up the guitar, he felt the lack of ease of piano chords. Stanley joined the principle of the game keyboard and string instruments, which allowed him to simultaneously perform the guitar melody and chords, and with the extraordinary ease and virtuosity. Moreover, Stanley is now able to play on two guitars and even the guitar and piano, making them a fantastic way to merge under his hands.

Stanley Jordan became famous as the phenomenal virtuoso in fluent two-handed tapping technique. For his first album Magic Touch (1985), where, in addition to the ensemble compositions, as well as solo, performed with the help of a new method, created a sensation - it instantly swept away from the shelves, he stayed 51 weeks at the top of the Billboard jazz hit- parade. Moreover - Magic Touch was nominated for a Grammy that debut album incredible rarity. Incidentally, this was the first album released on the then revived cult record company Blue Note.

Since then, Stanley Jordan toured with concerts more than 60 countries. He recorded solo and with ensembles, performs at jazz festivals on both sides of the ocean. Apple has three times invited him to record the start sound three models Power Macintosh line of computers. Today, the guitarist constantly experimenting - that singing songs by Stevie Wonder, "Led Zeppelin" or "The Beatles" in jazz manner, turning "Bolero" by Ravel in the rock, and Afro-Latin compositions. He plays all kinds of music - from Bartok and Chopin to jazz and blues classics, but always emphasizes: "I am creating a new, while remaining faithful to the original sources." Among the participants of the recording of his latest album Friends (2011) - such masters as bassist Christian McBride, violinist Regina Carter, saxophonist Kenny Garrett, guitarist Charlie Hunter, Mike Stern and Bucky Pitstsarelli. Critics call Stanley Jordan among the top 100 guitarists of all time. Today, he strikes a masterful execution of works with a complex, and not as if the guitar texture. Famous jazz guitarist John Scofield once admitted: "When I hear Stanley, I think that two people are playing." But Jordan's virtuosity is not an end in itself: it is, of course, first of all, a large and deep thinking musician, not an eccentric.The concert was also attended by famous jazz musicians of Odessa.