chainsawcurtis wrote:Henry Vilas wrote:Stanley Jordan used to play in the library mall, circa 1980, before he left town and went to NYC where his career took off. He played everything from Hendrix to Broadway show tunes with his unusual two hand tapping style, guitar on his lap.
Best street musician I've ever hear.
I engineered a demo tape for Stanley in a small studio in Ithaca NY in 1981. He had been crashing with student buddies that were going to school at Cornell and did a couple of gigs around town. I'm not certain but I think it was his first ever demo. I was flabbergasted.
For those unfamiliar with Stanley Jordan, check it out: