Jump blues: A danceable amalgam of swing and blues and a precursor of R & B Jump Blues was developed by Louis Jordan;
Boogie-woogie: A piano-based blues popularized by Meade Lux Lewis, Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson, and from Barrelhouse and ragtime;
Chicago Blues: Delta blues electrified;
Cool Blue: A sophisticated piano-based form that owes much to jazz;
West Coast blues: Popularized especially by Texas musicians who moved to California. West Coast blues is strongly influenced by the swing beat.
The Texas blues, Memphis blues, and St. Louis Blues consist of a wide variety of subgenres. Louisiana blues is characterized by swampy guitar or harmonica sound echoey, while Kansas City blues jazz-oriented mind Count Basie. There is also the British blues, rock-blues hybrid developed by John Mayall, Peter Green and Eric Clapton.