Revealing (album)

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Studio album by James "Blood" Ulmer
Released 1990
Recorded 1977 in New York City
Genre Jazz, post-bop, free jazz, harmolodics
Length 36:26
Label In + Out Records
Producer James "Blood" Ulmer
James Blood Ulmer chronology
Tales of Captain Black

Revealing is an album by American guitarist James Blood Ulmer featuring George Adams, Cecil McBee, and Doug Hammond recorded in 1977 and released for the first time in 1990 on the In + Out label.[1]


Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars and reviewer Thom Jurek states "Revealing is more than just fascinating listening to hear the development in Blood Ulmer's playing and compositional ideas, it's a solid jazz date with visionary players taking a new turn with the music and seeing how fast they can drive it down the road. While it does not contain the sheer drama of Tales of Captain Black or Are You Glad to Be in America? because it's a fairly laid-back date, it does contain all of their musical qualities".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by James Blood Ulmer
  1. "Revealing" - 8:15
  2. "Raw Groove" - 8:49
  3. "Overtime" - 9:01
  4. "Love Nest" - 10:05



  1. ^ James Blood Ulmer discography accessed July 9, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed July 9, 2010