The Dave Fox Trios are acoustic, chord less modern jazz trios that draws from a deep repertoire including classic jazz standards as well as intricate arrangements of modern jazz and contemporary songs. Featuring Bruno Råberg on bass, Bill Jones on saxophone and Phil Grenadier on trumpet the ensembles have extensive experience performing at numerous jazz clubs, hotels and high-end corporate events in the Boston area such as: The Hampshire House, The Omni Parker House, The Four Seasons, The Park Plaza Hotel, The State Room, The Boston Harbor Hotel, The Boston Exchange Conference Center, Ryles Jazz Club, Wally’s Jazz Café, The Beehive, The Beat Hotel, Devlin’s and The LilyPad.
Since 2014, The Trios have hosted a biweekly Jazz Brunch at The Fairmount Grille in Hyde Park, MA. Please check the calendar for dates and times.
PHIL GRENADIER Trumpet
Born in San Francisco, California trumpeter Phil Grenadier hails from a musical family. His father shared his passion for the trumpet, his brother Larry turned to bass and his brother Steve developed a love for guitar. The Grenadier brothers grew up playing music together, starting in their home, school band and various other bands before graduating to such renowned festivals as The Monterey Jazz Festival, The Russian River Jazz Festival and The San Francisco Jazz Festival. At the age of 17 both Downbeat magazine and California Music Educators Association voted Phil "Best Jazz Soloist".
BRUNO RÅBERG Bass, Effects
Bruno is an internationally renowned bass player and composer. Since coming to the US from his native Sweden in 1981, he has made six recordings as a leader, about 30 as a sideman, and has performed numerous world-class artists.Some of the distinguished musicians Råberg has performed/recorded with include Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Sam Rivers, Billy Pierce, Donny McCaslin, Billy Hart, Bob Moses, Mick Goodrick, Ben Monder, Bruce Barth, Jim Black, Matt Wilson, Bob Mintzer, and John Medeski.
BILL JONES Saxophones
Bill Jones is an accomplished saxophonist and improviser with a penchant towards a progressive and intelligent style of playing, but he also possesses a certain warmth and emotive quality which embodies the spirit of the music he plays. Bill has performed around town with top Boston area musicians such as Bob Gullotti, George Garzone, John Lockwood, Jeff Galindo, Dave Ballou and Marty Ballou, to name a few.
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I'm very pleased to announce that The Gravel Project’s latest full length album “Wishful Thinking” recorded in late 2016 and 2017 at the famous Q Division Studios will be released this fall! We will be celebrating with an album release show at Thunder Road in Somerville, MA on Friday November 24th at 7PM. Get your tickets now! I had the pleasure of working with...