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Javon Jackson

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: June 16, 1965    

Javon Jackson

Javon Jackson was born in Carthage, Missouri and raised in Denver, Colorado. Music captivated the young Javon who was exposed to some of the greatest musicians in jazz through his parents' record collection. Gene Ammons and Ahmad Jamal were early favorites. As he matured, Javon soon became captivated by the work of Sonny Stitt. Stitt, known for his prowess on both the alto and tenor saxophone, was considered one of Charlie Parker's most avid disciples early in his career but later developed a distinctive voice of his own. Like so many other horn players today, Stitt's music inspired Javon to pick up his first saxophone, an alto, at a young age....
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    Now

    Palmetto Records
    2007
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    Have You Heard

    Palmetto Records
    2005
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    Easy Does It

    Palmetto Records
    2003
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    Pleasant Valley

    Blue Note
    1999
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    Good People

    Blue Note
    1997
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    A Look Within

    Blue Note
    1996

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Palmetto Records (2007)

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