A jam artist is an artist or band (usually below the mainstream) who spends
large portions of their live performances through unplanned improvising and changing
songs through a transition, such as jazz and bluegrass musicans. These bands generally
experiment with jazz, world music, progressive bluegrass, and psychadelic rock.
Criteria: - Based on creativity, talent, orignality, Influence, and popularity as a "Jam" band.
- Often play many cover songs during live performances
- Utilize elaborate light shows
- Are share-friendly; have live performances on the Internet Archive (www.archive.org)
- Perform at music festivals- Bonnaroo, Summer Camp, and Wakarusa used as examples