Blues ndi mtundu wa nyimbo ndi nyimbo zochokera ku African African ku South South wa United States kumapeto kwa zaka za 19th. Mtunduwu unayamba kuchokera ku miyambo ya African, nyimbo za African-American, komanso zauzimu. Ma Blues ali ndi zinthu zauzimu, nyimbo za ntchito, zofuula, zofuula, nyimbo, ndi nyimbo zosavuta kumva. Mtundu wa blues, wotchuka m'kati mwa jazz, nyimbo ndi blues ndi rock ndi roll, amadziwika ndi kuyitana-ndi-yankho kachitidwe, kupititsa patsogolo kwa blues ndi zovuta, zomwe khumi ndi ziwiri-bar blues ndizofala kwambiri. Mfundo zofiira (kapena "zolemba zodetsa nkhaŵa"), kawirikawiri magawo atatu kapena asanu akuphatikizidwa, ndilo gawo lofunikira la phokoso. Maseŵera a blues kapena mabasi oyendayenda amawongolera nyimbo yofanana ndi thunthu ndi kupanga mawonekedwe obwerezabwereza otchedwa groove.

No mankhwala anapezeka zofanana kusankha.