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Jump blues

up-tempo blues usually played by small groups and featuring horns

Jump blues is a type of up-tempo blues music. It has a jazzy, saxophone (or brass instruments) sound, driving rhythms and shouted vocals.

Jump blues
Stylistic originsBlues, big band
Typical instrumentssaxophone, brass instruments, rhythm guitar, acoustic bass, drums
Mainstream popularityUnited States, 1940s to early 1950s
Fusion genres
Rock music, Rock and roll

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