Jim Fox was born in Ukiah, California. Jim developed an interest in piano at age 10 and started studying piano shortly after that. Jim always had an interest in the Blues. While attending high school he played with several local bands. Jim was also interested in jazz along with rock and popular music. While in college Jim played with jazz groups along with rock bands. After graduating from California State University Los Angeles with a BA degree in music/piano performance, Jim played with several Los Angeles bands including the group WAR. After relocating back to Santa Rosa, Jim and his brother Jerry Fox played together in a popular San Francisco north bay rock band called Boys Night Out. Jim currently lives is Nashville, TN where he performs with the Jim Fox Trio, does studio work and runs a piano school.
The Jim Fox Trio is an instrumental group that has played together for over 40 years. The group plays a variety of jazz, progressive jazz, latin, popular and blues music. The band has performed in the Nashville area for over 15 years now at a variety of venues. Jerry and Jim Fox have worked together in bands for many years providing the group with a tight sound.