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Solos: The Jazz Sessions

James Blood Ulmer

Year: 2007

Runtime: 00:49:49

James Blood Ulmer is one of the few guitarists to have forged a style based largely on the traditions of African-American vernacular music. Ulmer is an adherent of saxophonist/composer Ornette Coleman's vaguely defined Harmelodic theory and plays with a stuttering, vocalic attack; his jagged lines speak with the authority of a free jazz improviser and the accent of a soul-jazz tenor saxophonist. His solo guitar work is an expressive, hard-edged, loudly amplified hybrid. But Ulmer isn't limited in his musical scope. In these sessions, he reveals himself to be an instant inventor of repute on the flute and a memorable songwriter and blues singer.

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Jazz

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Jazz, Oldies, Funk, Instrumental, Rock, Documentary, Pop, Blues, New Wave, Soul

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