Jump Blues

The Big Band era (from the 1930’s and leading into the 1940’s) got a whole nation dancin’ & swingin’, but when economic times couldn’t support the full big bands, the big bands started getting replaced with smaller “Rhythm & Blues” combos that played blues & “jump” material. Lets check out some of the most influential artists who have helped shaped the sound & history of jump blues which also eventually shaped Rock & Roll…

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