No question, drummer Billy Higgins is a legend. A telepathically mercurial time shifter/keeper with the ability to sweetly swing, Higgins has for over three decades graced the music of legendary masters Monk, Coltrane, Ornette and Dexter with his smiling spirit. Players and fans alike are well aware of Higgins’ unique drum-ness, they know that his presence on either recording or live gig guarantees the music played will be slammin’. Veteran of literally hundreds of recordings, Higgins has recorded a mere handful of dates as a leader.
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