Jump Blues

Jump Blues is an exploration of the wide-range of eras and styles which encompass the Blues genre, 100 years of American music. That includes Country Blues, Electric Blues, Zydeco, Boogie-Woogie, and Blues Rock, however the common thread will be uptempo tunes which you can dance to and might hear in a Juke Joint or roadhouse. Always seeking national and local Rochester-area talent to share their music LIVE during the show!   Email Dave at (JumpBlues @ wayofm.org)

Episodes On-Demand:  https://www.mixcloud.com/JumpBlues/


Past Episodes

  • Jump Blues 211 - Just Warming Up! Aired: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

    Let's just warm up you and your family with some fantastic Blues featuring new Lucky Peterson music. Plus plenty of birthday celebrations of Big Mama Thornton, Junior Wells, Samantha Fish, Breezy Rodio and a large group of others! And we snuck plenty of tunes to celebrate the holiday season with a wide variety of artists and songs.

  • Jump Blues 210 - C.W. Ayon Interview & New Music Aired: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    This week our featured artist is C.W. Ayon from Las Cruces, New Mexico! C.W. plays a mean hill country Blues and I snared a great interview with him! Also, have some new Blues with Mike Zito & Friends, plus rare Freddie King and many other favorites!

  • Jump Blues 209 - Strange Things Happening Aired: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    This week on the JumpBlues Show we have a righteous combination of New Blues, birthday tributes, and more! We’ve got some new tunes from CW Ayon, Tommy Grills, Jimmy Duck Holmes, plus John Mayall, RL Burnside and more!

  • Jump Blues 208 - Feel So Good, Albert Cummings Return Aired: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    This week I bring back an interview I did with Albert Cummings in 2017. We also feature new tunes from Mike Zito, Jimmy Carpenter, Troy Gonyea, CW Ayon, Eddie 9 Volt, GA-20 and more!

  • Jump Blues 207 - Return of Victor Wainwright Aired: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    This week we have a return of Victor Wainwright to Western New York. So I got him on the phone for an interview to see what's up! New Mike Zito, Tronozo Cannon, and a celebration of Blues birthdays! Another great example of JumpBlues!!

  • Jump Blues 206 - Interview Jason Ricci, New Mike Zito! Aired: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    This week we have a fantastic interview with New Orleans Harmonica Master, Jason Ricci! Jason tells us all about his music and life in an entertaining 3 part interview! Plus brand-new tunes from Mike Zito's latest CD, a tribute with his friends to Chuck Berry! It all adds up to a winning set of marvelous music we call JumpBlues!

  • Jump Blues 205 - Ally Venable Interview, Blues Mix Aired: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    This week we have an interview & music from Texas siren, Ally Venable (Ruf Recrords) plus a fantastic mix of modern, classic, and new Blues for your listening pleasure! Plus Mr. Bill & Sister Denise join me from another WAYO show, Reggae Yard!


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  • Jump Blues 204 - LIVE Johnny & Tim, Jason Ricci & More! Aired: Friday, October 25, 2019

    This week we have our Blues buddies, Genesee Johnny & Tim Brinduse LIVE in our studio! We also talk about Jason Ricci and his upcoming gig at the Geneseo Riviera Theater. Plus we have new music from Dave Specter, GA-20 and more!

  • Jump Blues 203 - GA-20 Debut, Matthew Stubbs Interview Aired: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    Listen anytime to New tunes from Boston based Blues band, GA-20 plus a interview with band co-founder Matthew Stubbs! And of course, we got plenty of classic and electric Blues to get you moving' and shaking'!

  • Jump Blues 202 - Get Ready! Aired: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    This week we have new Blues from Biscuit Miller & The Mix, Eddie 9 Volt, Tennessee Redemption and more! Plus our virtually resident artist, Bob Bunce and Rural Delivery finish out their 3 week residence with a great LIVE set recorded at our WAYO studios. It all adds up to one great party that shows the depth and breadth of the Blues