This conversation is me chatting with musician, bandleader, arranger, promoter and educator Rodger Fox.
Dr. Rodger Fox is now a full time senior lecturer at the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University. He continues to lead a big band, teach various ensembles and still plays in smaller combos as well as creating winning collaborations – such as the ongoing one with classical pianist Michael Houstoun and several shows and tours with returning American vocalist and guitarist Chris Cain. He’s also responsible for bringing international artists to New Zealand to play with New Zealand musicians. We’re talking artists the calibre of Michael Brecker, Randy Crawford, Arturo Sandoval, Louie Bellson, Bettye LaVette, Robben Ford and Charlie Musselwhite, to name just a few. Read More