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TRIBUTE TO JAZZ LEGEND BILLY HIGGINS | Pan African Film Festival/KPFK, May 1, 2011, Catalina Bar & Grill, Hollywood, CA


Sunday. May 1, 2011
7 pm
Catalina Bar & Grill
6725 West Sunset Boulevard
(one block east of Highland Avenue)

Hollywood, CA 90028
$75 general admission

Courtesy Leimert Park/World Stage

“Billy Higgins [1936-2001] was one of the greatest jazz drummers!”
— Squidoo

Experience Billy Higgins from a performance of John Coltrane’s “Naima” at the 1976 Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. This portion features Cedar Walton, piano; George Coleman, tenor sax; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Click here to get the full skinny on this exciting event directly from Pan African Film Festival. Tell them Al Young used to go out of his way to catch the great drummer live just to kick back and bask in the full spectrum of Billy Higgins’ ever-blazing, blues-busting smile.

• The Billy Higgins biography, discography and filmography at


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