Alumni of the Rodger Fox Big Band
Chris White , (saxophone) MD Van Morrison and Film Composer
Vanessa McGowan , (bass) Tattletale Saints and respected women-in-music blogger
Matt Penman, (bass) Joshua Redman, John Schofield, Wayne Shorter and the SFJazz Collective
Greg Tuohey , (guitar) Berklee scholarship winner, Flipside and Joe Pug
Mat Fieldes , (bass) Joe Jackson, Ornette Coleman and Steve Vai
Godfrey de Grut, (saxophone) Tertiary lecturer and Silver Scroll winner for “Misty Frequencies”, ELEMENOP, Boh Runga, Tui winner for “Came a Wierd Way"
Mike Booth , (trumpet) Tertiary lecturer and composer, Netherworld Dancing Toys, Cats Away
Aaron Nevezie, (guitar) Co-Owner Bunker Studios, New York.
Mike Young, (trombone) NZ Music Commission
Lauren Ellis, (drums) University of Southern California studying with Peter Eskine, Richter City Rebels.
Nick Granville, (guitar) Alex Sipiagin, Kurt Elling, Chris DeBurgh, Delta Goodrem, Ronan Keeting, Mike Stern, Joey Defrancisco, the NZ Symphony Orchestra.
Andrea Lisa, (guitar) Kurt Whalum, Jonathan Bulter, Ben Sheppard.
Neville Hall, (saxophone) Peking Man with Margaret Urlich, 2018 ISCM World Music Days in Beijing, performed by the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble.
Nick Tipping, (bass) Radio NZ Broadcaster.
Craig Walters, (saxophone) Mike Nock, Michael Bublé, Harry Connick Jnr, Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, The Temptations, Rene Geyer, Marcia Hines, Tina Arena, James Morrison & the Sydney Jazz Orchestra.
Peter Blake, (keyboards) NZ music history through his television work in the 1970s and 1980. Grunt Machine, Ready to Roll, wrote the TVNZ news theme.
Liam Ryan, (keyboards) Narc, Midge Marsden, Manager National Youth Jazz Competition Tauranga