Artist in Residence Dinner with Javon Jackson
- Date: Friday, October 19, 2012
- Time: 6:30pm
- Admission: $99 per person
- Reservations: 602 955-7878
Javon Jackson, tenor saxophonist, came into international prominence as a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, captivating audiences around the world, making countless recordings with the legendary drummer. Jackson is used to working with legends. In addition to Blakey, he has toured and recorded with luminaries such as Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter, Cedar Walton, Jimmy Cobb, and Stanley Turrentine. He has appeared on over 125 recordings.
Javon's current musical group, The Javon Jackson Band, incorporates many styles including jazz, funk, R&B and rock. In addition to his originals, he includes tunes from the fabulous Sonny Rollins and Wayne Shorter, as well as John Coltrane, Carlos Santana, Stevie Wonder, Muddy Water and others.
Join us as we kick off this season’s dinner series, for an evening of music and stories with Javon Jackson that is not soon to be forgotten.www.javonjackson.com