DANBURY, Conn. – The Wooster School will present “An Evening with Javon Jackson,” at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Javon Jackson Band incorporates many styles, including jazz, funk, R&B and rock. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free. Reservations can be made by going here . Seating is extremely limited, so we ask you please honor your reservation. Refreshments will be available prior to the performance.
Jackson came into international prominence as a member of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. As a member of Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, he toured and made many recordings with the legendary drummer. In addition to Blakey, Jackson has toured and recorded with Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Donald Byrd, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Richard Davis, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller and Stanley Turrentine and Ben E. King.
As a recording artist, Jackson has appeared on more than 135 recordings. His latest recording, Lucky 13, finds Jackson returning to acoustic jazz after a series of popular jazz-funk recordings. To learn more, go here .
Wooster School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school, serving students from Fairfield and Westchester counties. Located in Danbury, the school serves students from pre-K through grade 12. To learn more, go here or contact the admissions office at (203) 830-3916.