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James Blood Ulmer

James Blood Ulmer
Born: Feb 2, 1942 in St. Matthews, SC
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Genre: Jazz, Classical, Blues
Biography: Free jazz has not produced many notable guitarists. Experimental musicians drawn to the guitar have had few jazz role models; consequently, they've typically looked to rock-based players for inspiration. James "Blood" Ulmer is one of the few exceptions -- an outside guitarist who has forged a style based ...Read full biography
Tales of Captain Black
Released: 1978
Label: DIW (Japan)
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Tales of Captain Black first appeared in 1978 on the Artist House label in America. It was a label set up for the purpose of allowing visionary artists to do exactly what they wanted to do. They had issued ...Read full review
Odyssey
Released: 1984
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Tales of Captain Black was a startling debut, but Odyssey stands as James Blood Ulmer's signature masterpiece, the purest and most accessible showcase for his bold, genre-clashing guitar vision. With minimal ...Read full review
More James Blood Ulmer albums: Main Albums (28), Singles & EPs (1), DVD/Video (1)