James Blood Ulmer

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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.…
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Year Album Artist
2012 Blues for Albert Ayler Frank Wright / Frank Wright Quartet Guitar, Featured Artist
2010 Good Old War Good Old War Artwork
2010 The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1987 Bob Blank Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
2009 Black Rock Reunion Live Mark Peterson / James Blood Ulmer / Grant Calvin Weston Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Executive Producer, Composer
2009 In and Out James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Composer
2009 Live in Europe Rashied Ali Composer
2008 Groove with Me James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist
2008 Guitares Jazz Primary Artist
2008 Innerhythmic: Cause & Effect Primary Artist
2008 Justin Time 25th Anniversary Collection Primary Artist
2008 No Sport Rodolphe Burger Guest Artist, Guitar, Voices, Primary Artist
2007 Bad Blood in the City: The Piety Street Sessions James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Arranger, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2006 Choice Cuts of the Screaming Headless Torsos Screaming Headless Torsos Composer
2006 Nut Club Free Range Rat Composer
2006 Political Blues World Saxophone Quartet Vocals, Guitar
2006 Soul Jazz Records Presents New York Noise, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2005 Back in Time Odyssey Band Producer, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar (Electric), Group Member, Composer
2005 Birthright James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Composer
2005 Out of Nowhere James Carter Guest Artist, Member of Attributed Artist, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar Producer, Guitar, Primary Artist
2004 Blues & Grass 52nd Street Blues Project Producer, Audio Production, Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2004 Lightning in a Bottle Arranger, Vocals, Guitar (Electric), Primary Artist
2004 Tails Out Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Quintet Composer
2003 Blues Corner Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Borders of Disorderly Time Jayne Cortez Guitar, Soloist
2003 Guitar Music James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: The Soul of a Man Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2003 No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2003 Revealing Hakim Jami Guest Artist, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before... Composer
2002 Phrenology The Roots Guest Artist, Guitar
2002 The Wire: 20 Years 1982-2002 Various Artists Guitar
2001 Blue Blood James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2001 Innerhythmic: Sound System Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar
2001 She Knows... The Thing Composer
2000 End of Line End of Line Composer
2000 Live in NYC Screaming Headless Torsos Composer
1998 Cross Fire Music Revelation Ensemble Producer, Guitar, Composer
1998 Forbidden Blues James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Composer
1998 Reunion Odyssey Band Producer, Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1998 The Anthology: 1985-1990 Treat Her Right Composer
1997 End of Violence [Score] Ry Cooder Guitar
1997 Music Speaks Louder Than Words James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1997 South Delta Space Age Third Rail Producer, Vocals, Guitar (Electric), Composer
1996 Knights of Power Music Revelation Ensemble Producer, Guitar, Composer
1995 The Best of "Big" John Patton: The Organization! Big John Patton Guitar
1995 The Lost Grooves Guitar
1994 Blues in the East Liu Sola Guest Artist, Guitar
1994 Conversations Karl Berger Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
1994 Live at the Bayerischer Hof James Blood Ulmer / James Blood Ulmer's Blues Experience Primary Artist, Guitar, Composer
1994 The Milestone Years Joe Henderson Guitar
1993 Harmolodic Guitar with Strings James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1993 In the Name of the Music Revelation Ensemble Music Revelation Ensemble Producer, Composer, Guitar
1993 Residential Suite Hotel X Composer
1992 After Dark Music Revelation Ensemble Producer, Arranger, Guitar, Composer
1992 Blues Preacher James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Composer
1991 Knitting Factory Tours Europe 1991 Samm Bennett Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
1990 Black and Blues James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Guitar, Composer
1990 Elec. Jazz Music Revelation Ensemble Producer, Guitar
1990 The Privilege of Power Riot Guest Artist
1989 Blues All Night James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1989 Dance Romance Calvin Weston Guest Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1988 In Touch Phalanx Guitar, Flute, Composer
1988 Music Revelation Ensemble Music Revelation Ensemble Guitar, Group Member, Composer
1987 Original Phalanx Phalanx Guitar, Composer
1986 America: Do You Remember the Love? James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1986 Children David Murray Guitar (Electric), Performer
1986 Live at the Caravan of Dreams James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Guitar
1986 N.Y.C. (1986) David Murray Guitar
1986 Phalanx James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Guitar
1986 Treat Her Right Treat Her Right Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1985 Got Something Good for You Phalanx Primary Artist, Guitar
1984 Odyssey James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1983 Part Time James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Guitar
1982 Black Rock James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar
1981 C81 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1981 Free Lancing James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Arranger, Composer
1980 Are You Glad to Be in America? James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Reissue Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Composer
1980 Are You Glad to Be in America? [Single] James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist
1980 Illusions Arthur Blythe Guest Artist, Guitar (Electric)
1980 No Wave Music Revelation Ensemble Primary Artist, Guitar
1978 Lenox Avenue Breakdown Arthur Blythe Guest Artist, Guitar
1978 Tales of Captain Black James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Reissue Producer, Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Composer
1977 Revealing James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist, Producer, Guitar, Composer
1973 Lawrence of Newark Larry Young Guest Artist, Guitar
1973 Multiple Joe Henderson Guitar
1973 Rashied Ali Quintet Rashied Ali Guest Artist, Composer
1970 Accent on the Blues Big John Patton Guest Artist, Guitar
1970 Memphis to New York Spirit Big John Patton Guest Artist, Guitar, Composer
Celebrate Ornette Guitar, Primary Artist
Greatest Blues Hits James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist
Hugmars Hugh Marsh Vocals
Kind of Blues Ballads Primary Artist
Rock in Blues James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist
Solos: The Jazz Sessions [DVD] James Blood Ulmer Primary Artist
Whispers from the Archive Juma Sultan's Aboriginal Music Society Guitar