29th 2008
The Jazz Session #45: Javon Jackson

Posted under Podcast & Saxophonists

Jason Crane interviews saxophonist Javon Jackson. On his new recording for Palmetto Records, Once Upon A Melody, Jackson pays tribute to the people and songs that have influenced him, from Wayne Shorter to Sonny Rollins to Ramsey Lewis to Corinne Bailey Rae. During this interview, Javon leads a track-by-track tour of the record, and you’ll hear excerpts from every composition. He’s joined on the album by pianist Eric Reed, bassist Corcoran Holt and longtime musical partner Billy Drummond on drums. Find out more at

CONTEST: WIN A COPY OF JAVON JACKSON’S CD, Once Upon A Melody. To win, send an e-mail to with JAVON in the subject line. Good luck!

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  1. The Jazz Session » Congrats to CD winners on 02 Oct 2008 at 7:11 pm #

    […] CAN STILL WIN: I’ve got two copies of the Javon Jackson CD and one copy of the Jo Lawry CD. To win, send an e-mail with the first name of the artist […]

  2. Jason Schwager on 09 Oct 2008 at 1:45 am #

    Would love to hear Javon. Thanks for the work you are doing.

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