Tim Fox graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Music Education. He has played trumpet and/or piano in the Chicago area, around Colorado’s Western Slope, and on the road, with the likes of “The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,” under the direction of Buddy Morrow, “The Temptations” and “The Four Tops,” Eric Alexander, Ed Soph, Ernie Watts, Red Skelton, Barbara Eden, Connie Francis, Mitzi Gaynor, and with many more. He is currently a freelance musician, a member of the Colorado Mesa University Faculty Jazz Quartet, a member of the Josefina Mendez Jazz trio, and works in the RE-1 School District. Tim also facilitates, with the generous support of Jazz Aspen Snowmass, the Roaring Fork Jazz Workshop. Check out his performances with Josefina Mendez Jazz on YouTube or on his site, Roaring Fork Jazz.
Mark Johnson – saxophonist and composer
Originally from Rockford, Illinois, former recording artist with JVC records, producer and arranger for noted contemporary jazz performers Special EFX, Larry Coryell, Nelson Rangell,, Fantasy Band, Walter Beasley, Mark Whitfield, Alex Bugnon, Gerald Veasley, Bryan Savage, Roseanna Vitro, George Jinda’s World News, Dave Valentine, Hiram Bullock, Chuck Loeb, NYC PercussionWorks, Cheili Minnuci, Smooth Players, and local legend Chris Bank. Currently working as an instructor with Jazz Aspen Snowmass and performing locally. You can hear his music here.