Stanley Jordan (Mac Avenue Records)
Stanley Jordan (Mac Avenue Records)

On tour following the release of his first major album (as a bandleader) in more than a dozen years, jazz guitarist and “touch virtuoso” Stanley Jordan is playing Aug. 27-30 at Jazz Alley, for a total of five shows. Tickets: $23.50 at Jazzalley.com or 206-441-9729.

Jordan’s new album is “State of Nature” from Mac Avenue Records; the CD showcases his renowned “touch” or “tapping” technique that gives his guitar work a fuller, more complex sound. Jordan’s band includes Charnett Moffett (bass) and Kenwood Dennard (drums).

Visit the Jazz Alley Website for a complete schedule of upcoming shows.

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