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From the opening salvos of Ray Charles’ “Jumpin’ In the Morning" to the closing notes of Jimmie Cox’ “Nobody Knows You," it is easy to hear that Deacon John’s Jump Blues is an unadulterated celebration of New Orleans’ own brand of rhythm and blues. This blend of gospel, blues, soul and of course jazz, is music ...