Story: Jazz and dance bands

Rodger Fox, 2013

Rodger Fox, 2013

Jazz legend and trombonist Rodger Fox is seen conducting the New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) Big Band at the JazzJazzJazz Concert, part of the annual NZSM Jazz Festival in Wellington in 2013. Fox formed his own big band, the Wellington Jazz Orchestra, in 1973, and it went on to play with some of the world's best musicians. 

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Chris Bourke, 'Jazz and dance bands - Later 20th and early 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Chris Bourke, published 22 Oct 2014