A special close-up examination of the unique virtuoso techniques of guitar maestro Stanley Jordan. Jordan’s multi-layered guitar sounds have created albums that defy conventions and catagorisations. He has taken the technique of two-handed tapping and developed a method of playing that pushes the technique to the limit, creating the impression of two or three simultaneous guitars. This style of playing allows Jordan to perform otherwise impossible melodic lines. arrangements and chords that embrace the full range of the fretboard at once. The technique has given Jordan a unique Jazz voice and an unmistakable sound that is both captivating and thrilling to witness.
This DVD covers all aspects of his tapping technique and how to develop the idea into full improvisations and solos, including:
- Aspects of melody and the extended range offered by this technique
- Dynamics and creating rich, expressive guitar tones
- Utilizing electronics to create alluring and unusual sounds
- Practice methods to minimise mistakes and boost your dexterity
Discover a whole new world of possibilities with this indispensable DVD from a true virtuoso. Includes a 28-page booklet of examples and exercises.
Release Date: 07/2005
Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo