In July 1987, well before the Commitments had learnt
how to spell the word “soul”, Junior Jump & the Bottom
Line played their debut gig at the Grand Hotel in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex.
An eleven piece outfit playing heavy duty soul, they packed the place to the gills, drenching it in sweat as the crowd “jumped” to
the sounds. From that day, the standard has never dropped. Every
gig a sell-out.
In eleven years the basic format has remained the same.
Although there have been some minor line-up changes the band has remained
virtually the same. The winning formula remains intact, with three
distinct sections working as one to produce 60’s soul to the
When we are all together on stage they become that well oiled machine,
dedicated to filling your feet with fun, your trousers
with trembles and your ears with the sound of Sweet Soul Music.