Rodger Fox
Rodger Fox

New Zealand’s foremost jazz trombonist, big band leader, jazz educator, arranger and producer, Rodger Fox has performed with some of the biggest names in the business, including Louie Bellson, Bill Reichenbach, Chuck Findley, Randy Crawford, Bobby Shew, Lanny Morgan, Bruce Paulson, Diane Schuur, Arturo Sandoval, David Clayton – Thomas, Joe Williams, The Four Tops – Temptations, Gary Grant, Jon Papenbrook, Bill Cunliffe, Holly Hofmann, and Kevin Mahogany – to name but a few.

Rodger has promoted live concerts with his Big Band in the Global Festival arena, Montreux Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Manly Jazz Festival, Wichita Jazz Festival, The International Association of Jazz Educators Concert 1997 & 1999 and concerts in London, Singapore, Australia, Poland and the USA.

​The Rodger Fox Big Band won the Tui Award for Best New Zealand Jazz Album of the Year in 1981, 2000, and 2012, and was a finalist in 1984 and 2001.