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Magic Touch (Stanley Jordan album)

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Released  1985 (1985)
Artist  Stanley Jordan
Producer  Al Di Meola
Genres  Jazz fusion, Smooth jazz
Length  53:52
Release date  1985
Label  Blue Note Records
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Recorded  Song Shop Studio in New York City
Magic Touch (1985)  Standards Volume 1 (1986)
Similar  Stanley Jordan albums, Jazz fusion albums

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


Critical reception

Daniel Gioffre at AllMusic gave Magic Touch 4.5 stars out of 5, calling it "An instant classic, and one of the definitive moments of modern jazz guitar." He listed "Eleanor Rigby", "The Lady in My Life", "Freddie Freeloader" "'Round Midnight" and "A Child Is Born" as highlights.


  • Stanley Jordan – guitar
  • Onaje Allan Gumbs – keyboard
  • Peter Erskine – drums (track 2)
  • Omar Hakim – drums (track 5)
  • Sammy Figueroa – percussion (tracks 1, 9)
  • Bugsy Moore – percussion (track 9)
  • Al Di Meola – cymbals (track 9)
  • Charnett Moffett – bass (tracks 2, 9)
  • Wayne Brathwaite – bass (track 5)
  • James Farber – engineering
  • Kenny Florendo – engineering assistance
  • Al Di Meola – production
  • Christine Martin – production
  • Songs

    1Eleanor Rigby7:02
    2Freddie Freeloader6:10
    3'Round Midnight5:09


    Magic Touch (Stanley Jordan album) Wikipedia

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