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Javon Jackson

ts, *1965 US, Carthage, Missouri
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Javon Anthony Jackson

Javon Anthony Jackson (born June 16, 1965) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He played in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers from 1987 until Blakey's death in 1990, and has also played with the Harper Brothers, Benny Green, Freddie Hubbard and Elvin Jones. In his solo career, his music has been a mix of hard bop with soul and funk influences. He became chair of the University of Hartford's Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz in 2013.

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Chelsea Bridge on Sugar Hill: Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn by Javon Jackson
Walking In Circles on You're Surrounded by Various Artists
Recado Bossa Nova on A Look Within by Javon Jackson
In A Sentimental Mood on Sugar Hill: Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn by Javon Jackson
Santa Baby on Yule Be Boppin' by Various Artists
Warm Valley on Sugar Hill: Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn by Javon Jackson
In A Mellow Tone on Sugar Hill: Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn by Javon Jackson
Blues For Lars on You're Surrounded by Various Artists
Rio Dawn on Déjà Vu by Javon Jackson
Venus Di Mildew on Déjà Vu by Javon Jackson

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
ExpressionJavon Jackson2014Album
Celebrating John ColtraneJavon Jackson And We Four2012Album
Once Upon A MelodyJavon Jackson2008Album
Sugar Hill (The Music of Duke Ellington And Billy Strayhorn)Javon Jackson, David Hazeltine, Tony Reedus, Paul Gill2007Album
New York TimeChristian McBride / Javon Jackson / Jimmy Cobb / Cedar Walton2006Album
NowJavon Jackson2006Album
Have You HeardJavon Jackson2005Album
Easy Does ItJavon Jackson2003Album
Pleasant ValleyJavon Jackson1999Album
Burnin'Javon Jackson / Billy Pierce1997Album
Good PeopleJavon Jackson1997Album
A Look WithinJavon Jackson1996Album
For One Who KnowsJavon Jackson1995Album
When The Time Is RightJavon Jackson1994Album
Four x 4Marcus Printup, Greg Osby, Sonny Fortune, Javon JacksonCompil.
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