Definition of jump blues in English:

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jump blues


[mass noun]
A style of popular music combining elements of swing and blues.
Example sentences
  • The band ricocheted from one genre to another, often stopping to blend elements into a kicky pastiche of jump blues, beat poetry and lacerating alt-rock/rap.
  • The smoky ballads, jump blues, shuffles and straight-blues numbers on the new disc showcase the exceptional voice of Magness.
  • With his unique mix of jump blues and R & B, Pat is back in Australia (for a while) and is building a reputation as one of the country's finest singer/guitarists.

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