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Billy Higgins

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Billy Higgins

Billy Higgins has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 11 episodes and was first played on 11 March 2015.

Billy Higgins (October 11, 1936 – May 3, 2001) was an American jazz drummer. He played mainly free jazz and hard bop.

He played on Ornette Coleman's first records, beginning in 1958. Higgins played on such important Coleman albums as Something Else!!!!:The Music of Ornette Coleman (1958), The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959), Free Jazz (1960) and Science Fiction (1971). In 1961 a drug bust stripped Higgins of his cabaret card, prompting him to exit from Coleman's band. He focused on studio…

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Humility
Billy Higgins
Riza Records1985
Humility
Billy HigginsRiza Records1985
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Blend
Sandy Bull, Billy Higgins
Vanguard1963
Blend
Sandy Bull, Billy HigginsVanguard1963
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Lonely Woman
Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins
ECM Records0
Lonely Woman
Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Billy HigginsECM Records0
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Little Maggie
Sandy Bull, Billy Higgins
Vanguard1963
Little Maggie
Sandy Bull, Billy HigginsVanguard1963
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Naima
George Coleman, Cedar Walton, Sam Jones, Billy Higgins
Timeless Records1976
Naima
George Coleman, Cedar Walton, Sam Jones, Billy HigginsTimeless Records1976
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Oh, Karim
Charles Lloyd, Billy Higgins
ECM Records2004
Oh, Karim
Charles Lloyd, Billy HigginsECM Records2004
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Naima
Steve Grossman, Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins
Red Record1986
Naima
Steve Grossman, Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy HigginsRed Record1986
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Ojos De Rojo
Cedar Walton, Bob Berg, Sam Jones, Billy Higgins
Timeless Records1977
Ojos De Rojo
Cedar Walton, Bob Berg, Sam Jones, Billy HigginsTimeless Records1977
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Morning Awakening
Billy Higgins
Riza Records1985
Morning Awakening
Billy HigginsRiza Records1985
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Carmina Burana Fantasy
Sandy Bull, Billy Higgins
Vanguard1963
Carmina Burana Fantasy
Sandy Bull, Billy HigginsVanguard1963
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