Tigertail: Solo concert guitar legend James Blood Ulmer

Sat 29 Apr, 2017

Tigertail’ FIRE festival closes with a solo concert by jazz and guitar legend James Blood Ulmer. Ulmer is among the most distinctive and influential free jazz electric guitarists to emerge in the past four decades. He has worked and recorded with Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey, Joe Henderson, Arthur Blythe, David Murray, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Vernon Reid and George Adams as bandleader and sideman.

Ulmer is recognized as a central figure in the post-fusion movements of 1970s and 1980s jazz. Yet within this experimental framework, his guitar playing and songwriting incorporate blues, funk, and rock idioms, making it difficult to categorize his innovative musical forms.

On Stage Black Box
Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler Street
Miami FL 33135
305.547.5414
www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

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