James Blood Ulmer & The Thing - Baby Talk (Live At Molde International Jazz Festival 2015) (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 209.95 Mb | 33:30 | Cover
Free Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz | Country: Europe | Label: The Thing Records - TTR006CD
It was a predestined meeting. This collaboration between the legendary guitarist James Blood Ulmer and the band The Thing. Ulmer, who cut his teeth with the soul jazz organists Hank Marr, Larry Young and Big John Patton before collaborating with Ornette Coleman's electric free jazz/funk harmolodic music, expanded upon Coleman's ideas, incorporating rock music with players like Ronald Shannon Jackson, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, and Calvin Weston. His more recent work like Birthright (Hyena, 2005) and No Escape From The Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions (Hyena, 2003) conjure the roots tradition of the blues. In any context though, his guitar sound is distinctive.