RODGER FOX's BIOGRAPHY

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First published in September 2007

Rodger can be contacted at  rdfox@ihug.co.nz

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The Rodger Fox Big Band of New Zealand

Rodger Fox is known as New Zealand's top Jazz Trombonist, Bandleader and talented Arranger. Through this work as the leader of the Rodger Fox Big Band he has performed at the Montreaux, Monterey and Wichita Jazz Festivals in the USA along with 2 performances at the International Association of Jazz Educator Convention in Chicago and Los Angeles.

The Rodger Fox Big Band has performed in concert with many of the worlds great jazz artists such as Michael Brecker, Steve Smith, Randy Crawford, Kevin Mahogany, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Louie Bellson, Arturo Sandoval, Diane Schuur, Bill Cunliffe, Bob Sheppard, Bobby Shew, Joe Williams, Lanny Morgan, Don Rader, Bruce Paulson, John Fedchock, Bill Reichenbach, Buddy De Franco, Chuck Findley, Dave Weckl, Bruce Paulson, John Scofield, Tom Harrell and Gregg Bissonette to name but a few.

Winner of three Jazz Recordings of the Year.

As of 2007 the big band has 18 recordings to its name.

Rodger Fox has also organised tours and events:

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