Keys of Change: Donal Fox

Donal Fox is a pianist, improvisor, composer, wine connoisseur, and philosopher, equally at home in the worlds of contemporary and classical music.

In this episode of American Highways, pianist Guy Livingston brings us mostly unreleased music by Fox, including spectacular performances at Carnegie and Merkin Hall.

AMERICAN HIGHWAYS # 114: Donal Fox (Keys of Change Series)

theme tune:
Jan Jeroen (J.J.) Spijkervet & Immersive Sound
“American Highways” Jingle
Sounds About Right
composed for Concertzender


Thelonious Monk
Ugly Beauty
Donal Fox/David Murray
Evidence (5) ‎– ECD 22131-2

Donal Fox
Donal Fox: Peace Out for Improvised Piano and Orchestra
American Composers Orchestra, cond. Stefan Lano
archival recording

Donal Fox
Peace Out, My Brother (Boston Premiere)
Louise Toppin, soprano; John McDonald, piano
Recorded Live at Tufts University, Tribute Concert for Vivian Taylor, May 7, 2006.

Horace Silver
Donal Fox Quartet Live
Donal Fox, piano, Warren Wolf, vibraphone, John Lockwood, double bass, Terri Lyne Carrington, drums
Donal Fox Quartet Live Leonellis Music IMTS 826625

Donal Fox, after a theme by John Stafford Smith
Star Spangled Banner Fractured
Donal Fox, piano
Live recording from Merkin Hall, NY, 2000.

Donal Fox
T-Cell Countdown
Donal Fox, piano; William Brown, tenor;  John Lockwood, double bass
New World Records ‎– 80515-2

Domenico Scarlatti
Donal Fox, piano
Leonellis Music IMTS 826625

Donal Fox
12 Tone Blues
Donal Fox
Live at the Regattabar Jazz Club, September, 8, 2017

Donal Fox
“Hear De Lambs A-Cryin’ ” – Remembering Hurricane Katrina
Albany Symphony
Recorded by WNYC, New York Public Radio at Carnegie Hall, May 10, 2011.

Closing tune:
David King
Super America
The Bad Plus
E1 Records: EOM-CD-2112

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