NEWS & REVIEWS
Michael Houstoun (piano)
Rodger Fox (trombone, musical director)
JOEY DEFRANCESCO INTERVIEWED (2013): Always going to be this way
MIKE STERN INTERVIEWED (2013): Guitar to the stars . . . and Miles beyond
ALL THAT JAZZ: 40 YEARS OF RODGER FOX AND HIS BIG BAND
Rodger Fox's big band is about to turn 40 and, in all this time, front man Fox has never let anything get in the way of the music, not even love he tells Diana Dekker.
LEGENDARY BIG BAND TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS
Supremo jazz trombonist Rodger Fox has led his nationally recognised big band for nearly 40 years without being paid.
The legendary big band celebrates its 40th anniversary with a triumphant national tour next year and a fervent wish for a pay cheque at the end of it.
AMERICAN JAZZ-MAN, ELLING, STRUTS HIS STUFF
Simon Sweetman 2012
American jazz vocalist Kurt Elling is a magician. He's capable of weaving a spell from a melody - and he lives and breathes the music while on stage.
JAZZ TUI TRIFECTA FOR RODGER FOX
Rodger Fox's new group Wellington Jazz Orchestra, has taken out the New Zealand Music Awards Tui for Best Jazz Album of 2012.
The album Journey Home is the first CD from the jazz legend's new band and was released in June 2011.
Call to support budding musicians
A veteran Wellington trombonist is calling for government funding to support budding jazz musicians.