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Stanley Jordan: Quiz


Question 1: Jordan was the first artist to be signed by Bruce Lundvall when the latter became president of ________ in 1985 and, consequently, Magic Touch was the first release (not reissue) of the rejuvenated label.
Miles DavisJazzBlue Note RecordsArt Blakey

Question 2: During the 1980’s Jordan played with ________, Michael Urbaniak, and Richie Cole.
Quincy JonesRay CharlesFrank SinatraBack on the Block

Question 3: Stanley Jordan is currently a resident of ________.
Sedona, ArizonaPeoria, ArizonaPrescott, ArizonaFlagstaff, Arizona

Question 4: He attends ________, working toward a master's degree in music therapy.
Arizona State UniversityCornell UniversityColumbia UniversityStanford University

Question 5: He was born in Chicago, ________, and he received a BA in digital music composition from Princeton University in 1981, studying under computer-music composers Paul Lansky and Milton Babbitt.

Question 6: The ________ of impact causes the string to vibrate enough to immediately sound the note, and Jordan executes tapping with both hands, and with more legato than is normally associated with guitar tapping.
Classical mechanicsEnergyForcePhysics

Question 7: A harpsichord produces ________ by plucking its strings, and a piano produces sound by striking its strings with tiny hammers.
Sound pressureSoundParticle velocityFrequency

Question 8: Stanley Jordan at the ________
CDNOWAmazon.comInternet Movie DatabaseBox Office Mojo

Question 9: A helpful ________ to visualize this technique is the distinction between a harpsichord and a piano.

Question 10: Stanley Jordan (July 31, 1959) is an American ________/jazz fusion guitarist, best known for his development of the tapping technique for the guitar.
American popular musicDixielandJazzBlues


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