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Stanley Jordan

Friday, November 9, 2012, 8 p.m.

$39, $25
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Watch Stanley Jordan play "Autumn Leaves"

Attend a seminar with Sanley Jordan. Click here for more info.

In a career that took flight in 1985 with immediate commercial and critical
acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a
chameleonic musical persona of openness, imagination, versatility, respect
and maverick daring. Be it bold reinventions of classical masterpieces or
soulful explorations through pop-rock hits, to blazing straight ahead jazz
forays and ultramodern improvisational works—solo or with a group—
Jordan can always be counted on to take listeners on breathless journeys
into the unexpected.

Syanley Jordan

 

Stanley Jordan’s MUSIC MASTERY SEMINAR:
Keys to Optimal Music Learning

Saturday, November 10, 2-4:30 PM or 7-9:30 PM
Studio Theatre

Class size: 12 people max., Ages 13 through adult. Any musicians — all instruments all styles, all skill levels welcome.

The normal price for this seminar is $150 per student, but Stanley is offering it to the Springfield community for a special price of $80!

Attendees must register here.

Acclaimed musician Stanley Jordan is known for his innovative approach to playing the guitar and for the quality of his musicianship. He attributes his success to a disciplined practice and to the mastery of a powerful music learning method that he uses to remain at the peak of his field. In this exclusive seminar, Stanley will help you learn music more quickly and easily, build up critical skills and stamina, and then step onto any stage with confidence, knowing that what you have practiced will be at your fingertips.

Nominated for multiple Grammy Awards and an NAACP Image Award, Stanley has performed in nearly 50 countries, made multiple appearances on Late Night With David Letterman and The Tonight Show, and was featured in Bruce Willis’ feature film “Blind Date.” Stanley received a BA in music theory and composition from Princeton University, studies and promotes the benefits of music therapy, and enjoys offering master classes to students of all musical abilities while on tour.

Stanley will make you feel at ease! “The practicing workshop that Stanley gave was phenomenal. I had a greater comprehension listening to him for five minutes than I have gained from decades of study. It was a remarkable experience to be allowed a glimpse into the mind of this brilliant, compassionate musical genius.” – Michelle, surgeon, Chicago, IL

 

 

Sangamon Auditorium ~ University of Illinois Springfield ~ Tickets 217.206.6160 or 800.207.6960