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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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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Oct14Sun 6:00 pm 6:00 pm
Javon Jackson Quartet
Gateway Playhouse
Somers Point, NJ
$30
Nov10Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Javon Jackson
Scullers Jazz Club
Boston, MA
Nov10Sat 10:00 pm 10:00 pm
Javon Jackson
Scullers Jazz Club
Boston, MA

Discography

Now

Now

Palmetto Records
2007

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Have You Heard

Have You Heard

Palmetto Records
2005

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Easy Does It

Easy Does It

Palmetto Records
2003

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