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Billy Higgins

dr, 1936-2001 US, Los Angeles
Singer / Musician of Jazz

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

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Strings
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
September in the Rain on Public Eye by Roy Hargrove
Off Minor on The Trio Vol.2 by Cedar Walton, David Williams & Billy Higgins
Fantasy In D - Ugetsu on The Trio Vol.3 by Cedar Walton, David Williams & Billy Higgins
You Don't Know What Love Is on Public Eye by Roy Hargrove
Autumn Leaves on The V.I.P. Trio. Standards by Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore & Billy Higgins
What's New on Approaching Standards by Roy Hargrove
Public Eye on Public Eye by Roy Hargrove
Softly as a Morning Sunrise on The V.I.P. Trio. Standards by Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore & Billy Higgins
Saari on Dark Metals by Anthony Cox
Cedar's Blues on Cedar's Blues by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
StandardsVIP Trio, Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore, Billy Higgins2017Album
Standards, Volume 2VIP Trio, Cedar Walton, Pat Senatore, Billy Higgins2017Album
California ConcertPeter Leitch, John Hicks, David Williams, Billy Higgins2013Album
The Complete RecordingsArt Farmer Quartet With Cedar Walton / Sam Jones / Billy Higgins2009Compil.
Manhattan After HoursCedar Walton Trio & Dale Barlow, David Williams, Billy Higgins2007Album
Which Way Is EastCharles Lloyd / Billy Higgins2004Album
Billy's SmileBilly Higgins2002Compil.
Jazz Masters (100 Ans De Jazz)Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1998Compil.
St. ThomasCedar Walton • Ron Carter • Billy Higgins, Sweet Basil Trio1996Album
Tribute To Lee MorganEddie Henderson, Billy Higgins, Joe Lovano, Cedar Walton, Peter Washington, Grover Washington, Jr.1995Album
Round Up The Usual SuspectsJon Mayer Trio featuring Ron Carter & Billy Higgins1995Album
Blues For Pat (Live In San Francisco)Joshua Redman Quartet Feat. Pat Metheny, Christian McBride & Billy Higgins1995Album
Acoustic Masters 1Charles Lloyd / Cedar Walton / Buster Williams / Billy Higgins1994Album
3/4 For PeaceBilly Higgins1994Album
Once MoreBilly Higgins / Bob Berg / Cedar Walton / Tony Dumas1994Album
Blues For McVoutyJay Thomas Featuring Cedar Walton, Chuck Israels, Billy Higgins1993Album
First SongCharlie Haden, Billy Higgins, Enrico Pieranunzi1992Album
My Funny ValentineCedar Walton, Ron Carter & Billy Higgins : Sweet Basil Trio1991Album
The EssenceBilly Higgins, Ray Drummond, Hank Jones1991Album
Smooth SailingRob Schneiderman With Rufus Reid And Billy Higgins1990Album
InterfaceHank Jones, Dave Holland, Billy Higgins1989Album
SilenceCharlie Haden with Chet Baker, Enrico Pieranunzi, Billy Higgins1989Album
Up FrontDavid Williams, Cedar Walton, Billy Higgins1987Album
BridgeworkBilly Higgins1987Album
Cedar Walton PlaysCedar Walton, Ron Carter, Billy Higgins1987Album
Cedar WaltonCedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 1Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 3Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
The Trio 2Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
Love Is The ThingSteve Grossman, Cedar Walton, David Williams, Billy Higgins1986Album
Bluesville TimeCedar Walton Quartet With Dale Barlow, David Williams & Billy Higgins1985Album
WindSongSathima Bea Benjamin With Kenny Barron, Buster Williams, Billy Higgins1985Album
Mr. Billy HigginsBilly Higgins1985Album
Bobby Enriquez Plays Bossa NovaBobby Enriquez, Rufus Reid, Billy Higgins1984Album
Eastern Rebellion 4Cedar Walton • Curtis Fuller • Bob Berg • Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros • David Williams • Billy Higgins1984Album
RejoicingPat Metheny w/ Charlie Haden & Billy Higgins1984Album
The SoldierBilly Higgins1981Album
Live At The Keystone CornerTete Montoliu, Herbie Lewis, Billy Higgins1981Album
Mirror, MirrorJoe Henderson • Chick Corea • Ron Carter • Billy Higgins1980Album
Eastern Rebellion 3Cedar Walton With Curtis Fuller, Bob Berg, Sam Jones And Billy Higgins1980Album
Once MoreBilly Higgins1980Album
SowetoBilly Higgins1979Album
I Thought About YouLouis Stewart With John Taylor, Sam Jones, Billy Higgins1979Album
Eastern Rebellion 2Cedar Walton ・ Bob Berg ・ Sam Jones ・ Billy Higgins1977Album
Eastern RebellionGeorge Coleman, Cedar Walton, Sam Jones and Billy Higgins1976Album
Fantasias For Guitar And BanjoSandy Bull With Billy Higgins1963Album
Hop Ain't HipJohn Wood, Billy Higgins, Leroy VinnegarAlbum
TimelessPete Deluke Quartet Featuring Billy Higgins With Frank Strazzeri And Jeff LittletonAlbum
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