James Blood Ulmer

Biography by Chris Kelsey

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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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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Revealing
1977 Revealing In & Out / In + Out / In + Out Records
 
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Tales of Captain Black
1978 Tales of Captain Black Disk Union / DIW (Japan)
 
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Are You Glad to Be in America?
1980 Are You Glad to Be in America? DIW (Japan)
 
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No Wave
1980 No Wave Moers Music
 
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Free Lancing
1981 Free Lancing Wounded Bird
 
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Black Rock
1982 Black Rock Columbia
 
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Part Time
1983 Part Time Rough Trade
 
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Odyssey
1984 Odyssey Columbia
 
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Got Something Good for You
1985 Got Something Good for You Moers Music
 
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America: Do You Remember the Love?
1986 America: Do You Remember the Love? Blue Note
 
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Live at the Caravan of Dreams
1986 Live at the Caravan of Dreams Caravan of Dreams Productions
 
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Phalanx
1986 Phalanx Moers Music
 
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Blues All Night
1989 Blues All Night In & Out
 
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Black and Blues
1990 Black and Blues DIW (Japan)
 
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Blues Preacher
1992 Blues Preacher DIW / Columbia
 
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Harmolodic Guitar with Strings
1993 Harmolodic Guitar with Strings DIW (Japan)
 
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Live at the Bayerischer Hof
1994 Live at the Bayerischer Hof In & Out / In + Out Records
 
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Music Speaks Louder Than Words
1997 Music Speaks Louder Than Words Koch Jazz
 
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Reunion
1998 Reunion Knitting Factory Works
 
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Forbidden Blues
1998 Forbidden Blues DIW (Japan)
 
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Blue Blood
2001 Blue Blood Innerhythmic
 
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Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions
2001 Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions Label M
 
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Guitar Music
2003 Guitar Music EMI Music Distribution
 
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No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions
2003 No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions Hyena Records / Sin-Drome Records
 
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Birthright
2005 Birthright Hyena Records
 
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Back in Time
2005 Back in Time Pi Recordings
 
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Bad Blood in the City: The Piety Street Sessions
2007 Bad Blood in the City: The Piety Street Sessions Hyena Records
 
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Groove with Me
2008 Groove with Me Maurice Ulmer
 
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In and Out
2009 In and Out In & Out / In + Out / In + Out Records
 
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Black Rock Reunion Live
2009 Black Rock Reunion Live American Revelation Music
 
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Baby Talk
2017 Baby Talk The Thing Records / Trost
 
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Rock in Blues
Rock in Blues Big Deal
 
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