History of Sound

Jump blues

%3Jump bluesJump bluesRhythm and bluesRhythm and bluesJump blues->Rhythm and bluesWest Coast bluesWest Coast bluesJump blues->West Coast bluesSwing revivalSwing revivalJump blues->Swing revivalCanadian bluesCanadian bluesJump blues->Canadian bluesBluesBluesBlues->Jump bluesSwing musicSwing musicSwing music->Jump bluesBoogie-woogieBoogie-woogieBoogie-woogie->Jump bluesJazzJazzJazz->Jump blues

Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring horn instruments. It was popular in the 1940s and was a precursor of rhythm and blues and rock and roll. Appreciation of jump blues was renewed in the 1990s as part of the swing revival.