Wow, Stanley Jordan - All Blues

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  1. JLaps

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    takin it to a whole 'nother level. That is pretty great.
     
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    I came across him a long time ago when I rented that movie Blind Date with Bruce Willis in it! I immediately went looking for his material after that short stint with him playing in the studio.

    *Edit* In response to the gimmick comment, I agree to a certain extent. His talent is more than enough to perform and impress just about anyone. Maybe its just his thing though. I'd take just about any of that into my own playing!
     
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    Stanley also has an advanced degree in computer programming IIRC- he is operating on a higher level than most for sure...
     
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    cool clip...so who's the bassplayer...I think he makes Stanley's job a whole lot easier by laying down that groove...

    Chow,
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    Charnet Moffett stole it on bass.....

    Stanley should stick to guitar IMO. Amazing talent for sure, but his paino playing is not on the level of the band. More a gimmick that he does both. Cool, but it ruined it for me (if I closed my eyes)
     
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    Yeah, pretty amazing, but also a lot of gimmickery going on there too.
     
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    Chow,
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    Jordan is amazing.

    I got to see him play at Tipitina's in New Orleans with George Porter, Jr. (of The Meters) on bass and Johnny Vidacovich (of Astral Project) on drums.
    I was about 15 feet from the stage.
    It was incredible.
     
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    Are you guys seriously using the word "gimmick" to describe anything about Stanley Jordan's playing? Wow. It seems to me like his "gimmicks" are probably at a much higher level than mine or almost anyone else's playing here or anywhere. Not trying to be rude here, FYI.
     
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    Charley,

    You completely misread the post. I was referring to the piano. Not his guitar playing in any way. As a pianist he is very mediocre and not in the same league as his band or his guitar playing. Therefore, for me, the piano stuff is gimmick. I would have preferred a real hot pianist or no piano.

     
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    I don't know, I often think of the quote, "With great power comes great responsibility". Like I said, he's truly amazing, but... :tapedshut
     
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