New York blues

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New York blues
Stylistic origins Jump blues, uptown blues
Cultural origins Early twenieth-century New York
Typical instruments Saxophone, brass instruments, rhythm guitar, piano, acoustic bass, drums

The New York blues is a type of blues music, produced in New York City. It is primarily based on jump blues and uptown blues. Singers are prominent and the music is slightly more sophisticated and jazzy than its rural and urban counterparts.[1]

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Culture of New York City


  1. ^ "New York Blues", Allmusic, retrieved 13 July 2014.