Blues

A typical blues band includes

Blues History

A typical blues band includes at least one guitarist, bass player and drummer and a vocalist.
Vocals are sometimes provided by one of the instrumentalist.
Often another guitar player is added to the rhythm section.
The lead guitarist may play with a pick or finger-style.
He/she also may use a metal or glass slide to fret the guitar to get a different feeling to his/her sound.
The amplifiers are an important factor in the guitarist sound.
Many guitarists feel that a tube amplifier is key to the blues sound.
Source: A Blues History

Secular folk music created by African

Blues History

Secular folk music created by African Americans in the early 20th century, originally in the South.
The simple but expressive forms of the blues became by the 1960s one of the most important influences on the development of popular music throughout the United States.
Source: Britannica