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19Jan/122

“Jump” Music

Posted by Mr. Music Hall

New York, N.Y., (William P. Gottlieb)

The name:

The name “jump” may derive from the pronounced rhythmic bounce which characterizes the music. “Jump”  is most often known as “Jump Blues,” but that’s a misnomer, as Jump bands play compositions that are both blues (12 bar) and American popular music form (32 bar), and some are predominantly Jump Swing bands.

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