Magic Touch (album)

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Magic Touch
Studio album by Stanley Jordan
Released 1985 (1985)[1]
Recorded Song Shop Studio in New York City
Genre Smooth jazz, jazz fusion
Length 53:52
Label Blue Note
Producer Al Di Meola, Christine Martin
Stanley Jordan chronology
Magic Touch
Standards Volume 1
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

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.[3] AllMusic critic Daniel Gioffre has described the album as "[a]n instant classic, and one of the definitive moments of modern jazz guitar."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
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"   Stanley Jordan 5:03
5. "The Lady in My Life"   Rod Temperton 6:26
6. "Angel"   Jimi Hendrix 4:14
7. "Fundance"   Jordan 2:35
8. "New Love"   Jordan 5:38
9. "Return Expedition"   Jordan 8:03
10. "A Child Is Born"   Thad Jones 3:35
Total length:



  1. ^ "Jordan, Stanley biography". Blue Note Records. Archived from the original on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  2. ^ a b Gioffre, Daniel. "Stanley Jordan - Magic Touch". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  3. ^ "Stanley Jordan - Magic Touch CD". CD Universe. Retrieved 2013-07-05.

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