They’ve played with jazz giants such as James Moody, Mose Allison, and Della Reese. Now the Robert Fox Trio plays the new Club Legato in Santa Fe.
Fox, a pianist and composer, was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, and earned degrees in music from Berklee College and the University of Miami. He’s been a Santa Fe resident since 1993 and was the original pianist and music director for two Straight Up jazz quintet CDs: Live Jazz in the Desert (1996) and No Need for Words (2002). Rounding out the trio are Straight Up founder and jazz drummer John Trentacosta and bassist Al Ehrich. T
he trio appears live at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, and Saturday, Jan. 1. There is no cover charge, but reservations are encouraged. Club Legato, 125 E. Palace Ave., 505-988-9232, lacasasena.com/clublegato