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Jam bandlocked

  • Jacob A. Cohen


A term that gained popularity in the mid-1990s to refer to a subgenre of improvisational rock music. Both the bands and their individual repertoires are stylistically heterogeneous, encompassing myriad rock genres, folk, jazz, bluegrass, and electronica. Although most remain outside the popular mainstream, some jam bands, including the ...

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