with Stanley Jordan
Monday, July 11th
Tickets: ADV $18 • DOS $20
Crystal Garden is the brainchild of Boyd Tinsley of Dave Matthews Band. For two years he sought out the right group of musicians to form a modern day rock band. The four members of the band are from Seattle, San Francisco and Toronto. Crystal Garden will soon release a CD that features Boyd Tinsley and special guest Stanley Jordan.
The band members are Mycle Wastman, vocals, Charlie Csontos, bass, Matt Frewen, drums, James Frost-Winn, trumpet.
Stanley Jordan was born in Chicago, Illinois. He began his music education at age six, studying piano, then shifted his focus to guitar at age eleven. He later began playing in rock and soul bands and in 1981 graduated from Princeton University. Jordan has performed in over 60 countries on 6 continents and has performed at many jazz festivals, including: Kool Jazz Festival, Concord Jazz Festival, and the Montreux International Jazz Festival. Jordan has played with the likes of Quincy Jones, Michal Urbaniak, Richie Cole, Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Matthews Band, The String Cheese Incident, Phil Lesh, Moe and Umphrey's McGee to name a few. Stanley Jordan has four Grammy Nominations. His 2011 album "Friends" was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.