Stanley Jordan – Magic Touch

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Magic Touch is the first studio album by guitarist Stanley Jordan, released in 1985 by Blue Note Records on vinyl; a CD edition was issued in 1990.

Daniel Gioffre at AllMusic awarded Magic Touch 4.5 stars out of 5, calling it “An instant classic, and one of the definitive moments of modern jazz guitar.”

Track listing:
All tracks are written by Stanley Jordan, except where noted

1. “Eleanor Rigby” (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) 7:01
2. “Freddie Freeloader” (Miles Davis) 6:09
3. “‘Round Midnight” (Thelonious Monk) 5:08
4. “All the Children” 5:03
5. “The Lady in My Life” (Rod Temperton) 6:26
6. “Angel” (Jimi Hendrix) 4:14
7. “Fundance” 2:35
8. “New Love” 5:38
9. “Return Expedition” 8:03
10. “A Child Is Born” (Thad Jones) 3:35

Stanley Jordan – guitar
Onaje Allan Gumbs – keyboard
Wayne Braithwaite – bass
Charnett Moffett – bass
Peter Erskine – drums
Omar Hakim – drums
Al Di Meola – cymbals
Sammy Figueroa – percussion
Bugsy Moore – percussion


Released: 1985
Studio: Song Shop Studio, New York City
Length: 53:52
Label: Blue Note
Producer: Al Di Meola, Christine Martin