THE RODGER FOX BIG BAND

N E W  Z E A L A N D

 
​​​​Welcome to the website of Wellington's Premier big band. Founded by New Zealand jazz big band legend, Rodger Fox, this band covers all bases and features the cream of the capital city's jazz talent. Sizzling ensemble playing, stunning soloists and the desire to give people a good time through music - this is the Rodger Fox Big Band.
'You Gotta Know' Release

The latest offering from the Rodger Fox Big Band, recorded January 2020 at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, NY. This album features original compositions and arrangements by New Zealand composers. Available for purchase and streaming in the web store, Apple Music, Amazon, and Spotify.  

Engineered by Aaron Nevezie, check out the video below!

Michael Houstoun Tour Re-scheduled

Due to restrictions regarding Covid-19, this tour has been postponed to later in the year. All tickets already purchased will be valid and transferable to the new dates. Hopefully, we will be back making music soon but in the meantime stay safe and healthy!

Palmerston North April 05 postponed to September 20th, 2020.

Blenheim April 18 postponed to November 7th, 2020.

Nelson  April 19 postponed to November 8th, 2020.

Rodger Fox Big Band Plays New Zealand out now

This past year has been a busy one for the big band! 'Plays New Zealand' is another full-length studio album recorded mid 2019, featuring more outstanding compositions by members of the band and other New Zealand composers. 

Due to Covid-19 we will not be shipping any physical products for the time being but never fear! Digital copies are available for purchase right away - click below!

 

GALLERY

HIGHLIGHTS FROM US TOUR, JANUARY 2020

 
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If you would like to support the band, you can do so via direct deposit. 

ACC NAME:

The Wellington Jazz Orchestra Inc.

(Charitable Trust that organises the affiars of the Rodger Fox Big Band)

ACC Number:

06-0501-0188793-000

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