What's the difference between jazz and blues as according to music theory?

Politically, blues reacts in the same manner as folk in the sense that it tends to represent the economic and social frustrations of the lower-class. In my opinion, blues is more representative of the working-class and destitute in contrast to mostly conformist melodies of jazz. Now that we know the differences in... show more Politically, blues reacts in the same manner as folk in the sense that it tends to represent the economic and social frustrations of the lower-class. In my opinion, blues is more representative of the working-class and destitute in contrast to mostly conformist melodies of jazz. Now that we know the differences in a political sense, I want to know how jazz differs from the blues as according to music theory.
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