Spiritual Connection: Saxophonist Javon Jackson and poet Nikki Giovanni Make Jazz Poetry


The impact of jazz on the worlds of literature and poetry, both stylistically and as subject matter, is well documented across the diverse works of numerous influential authors — Jack Kerouac, Toni Morrison, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Baldwin, and the list goes on. On The Gospel According to Nikki Giovanni (Solid Jackson), a new album

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