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Steve Gadd to tour NZ

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 11:26 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEW ZEALAND THE ONE AND ONLY STEVE GADD “One of the most influential drummers of all time”. With a resume that’s boasts sessions and tours with the likes of Chick Corea to Eric Clapton to Steely Dan to Paul McCartney to ... More >>

For the First Time in NZ Steve Gadd

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 4:33 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

With a resume that’s boasts sessions and tours with the likes of Chick Corea to Eric Clapton to Steely Dan to Paul McCartney to James Taylor to Paul Simon to you – name them, Steve Gadd has put his indelible stamp of rock, jazz, blues, fusion ... More >>

More than 10 Years in the Making – Steve Gadd to Visit NZ

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:55 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

One of the greatest jazz musicians of all time is visiting New Zealand for the first time. Steve Gadd, regarded by many, as the finest jazz percussionist in the world today, will drum up a storm in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Palmerston ... More >>

Top Trombonists Have a Blast

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:17 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

Top Trombonists Have a Blast Two top American trombonists caught up with a Kiwi legend this week. Jim Pugh and Dr Irv Wagner have joined forces with Rodger Fox to hold trombone masterclasses in Wellington and give three outstanding concerts in ... More >>

Rodger Fox releases historic album from Monterey Festival

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 11:23 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

Louis Armstrong once sang “give me a kiss to build a dream on.” Jazz legend, Rodger Fox, has been given a memory to build an album on. More >>

Upper Hutt, Are You Old Enough for Mark Williams

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:47 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

When a New Zealand client wanted to engage legendary New Zealand artist, Mark Williams and the Rodger Fox Big Band, Rodger immediately thought who else would love to hear the international recording artist. More >>

Rodger Fox Calls on Government to Fund Professional Big Band

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 3:01 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

Jazz legend, Rodger Fox, says it’s time for the government to step up and fund a professional big band. More >>

The Rodger Fox Big Band - On Stage with the Best of the Best

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:13 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

The 60th Monterey Jazz Festival is rolling out the welcome mat for the Rodger Fox Big Band. More >>

5 Bands Help Send The Rodger Fox Big Band to Monterey

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:47 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

5 Wellington Bands in a fundraiser to get the Rodger Fox Big Band out of town... to the Monterey Jazz Festival! More >>

Getting the Rodger Fox Big Band to Monterey.

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 9:09 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

6th August, Grand Hotel, Courtenay Place 3-9pm The RFBB are off to Monterey in September. They have been asked to play at the prestigious Jazz Festival, and so have been fund raising like mad things! The next of these initiatives is on Sunday 6th August at ... More >>

Tony Lindsay to sing on Jazz Gala Tour

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 8:21 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

JAZZ GALA ‘17 Concert and Workshop Tour: Auckland, 1 June Bruce Mason Centre (Full Workshop & Concert) Upper Hutt 2 June Expressions Arts Centre (Concert Only) Palmerston North 3 June Regent Theatre ( Drum Workshop & Concert) Napier 4 June ... More >>

The ultimate jazz quartet is coming to New Zealand

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:35 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

While the four stellar musicians have never played together as a group, jazz impresario, Rodger Fox, has enticed them to New Zealand for a series of six concerts including the Opera House, Wellington, early next month. More >>

New Zealand Big Band Invited to Perform at Monterey

Sunday, 27 November 2016, 8:13 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

PRESS RELEASE - New Zealand Big Band Invited to Perform at one of the Worlds biggest Festivals. More >>

Maestros of Jazz Fusion Come Together

Monday, 3 October 2016, 1:12 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

There’s funk, Latin, jazz and blues but what happens when you meld them together? More >>

Wellington Jazz Band Nominated For Album of the Year

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 10:25 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

Wellington’s iconic jazz band THE RODGER FOX BIG BAND with MICHAEL HOUSTOUN have been nominated for the 2016 Jazz Tui for the Best Jazz Album of the Year. More >>

The USA – UK Connection

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:11 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

A childhood blues star Cain’s first album “Late Night City Blues” shook the blues world. This outstanding debut project – financed on a shoestring – garnered no less than 4 “W.C.Handy” nominations and immediate international exposure. ... More >>

Cain – Phillips Together In concert for the First Time

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 1:03 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

A childhood blues star Cain’s first album “Late Night City Blues” shook the blues world. This outstanding debut project – financed on a shoestring – garnered no less than 4 “W.C.Handy” nominations and immediate international exposure. ... More >>

Two Iconic NZ Artists Come Together: The Houston-Fox Project

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 3:03 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

New Zealand’s premiere classical and jazz musicians are coming together for a series of concerts and a recording session in 2015. More >>

Rodger Fox Announces Nationwide October

Monday, 23 September 2013, 5:23 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

Legendary band leader and trombonist, Rodger Fox, can be likened to one of the good red wines he occasionally enjoys. That’s because he’s only getting better with age. More >>

Rodger Fox Celbrates in Best Way Possible

Monday, 16 September 2013, 12:28 pm | Rodger Fox Big Band

New Zealand jazz supremo, Rodger Fox, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his iconic big band in the best way possible. More >>

 

 

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