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Higgins, Billy

Overview
Works: 1,073 works in 2,680 publications in 4 languages and 18,583 library holdings
Genres: History  Jazz  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Bop (Music)  Trumpet music (Jazz)  Guitar music (Jazz) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Lyricist, Singer, sde, Other, Musician, 1yr, Proofreader
Classifications: M1366.C63, 781.655
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Billy Higgins
Publications by Billy Higgins
Publications by Billy Higgins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Billy Higgins
 
Most widely held works by Billy Higgins
The shape of jazz to come by Ornette Coleman( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
"...It's the entire album, which still has suck freshness: it spills all over your idea of what jazz is but makes inherent sense, cohering with the like-mindedness of a suite."--New York Times Essential Library Jazz
The sidewinder by Lee Morgan( Sound Recording )
48 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Go! by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
39 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Free jazz a collective improvisation by Ornette Coleman Double Quartet( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
"By 1961, when Free Jazz was released, alto saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman was infamous in the jazz world. His searing alto sax and full-ensemble take on melody were assailed by critics. Free Jazz only furthered Coleman's infamy, with its seamless, seemingly atonal high energy and wholesale lack of a melodic or harmonic center. For the session, Coleman assembled two complete quartets and had them play the same music opposite each other, with diving power and a kind of strange grace usually associated with acoustic blues. The music is raw and incisive, with sharp tones and biting solos appearing amidst propulsive rhythms that still seem whispery in their swishing shuffle. This recording helped cast the 1960s--and every decade since--in jazz. It drew a line in the sand, and critics, fans, and musicians are still haggling over the line today."--Andrew Bartlett
Wish by Joshua Redman( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Change of the century by Ornette Coleman( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Takin' off by Herbie Hancock( Sound Recording )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Round midnight original motion picture soundtrack by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Works for me by John Scofield( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Beauty is a rare thing the complete Atlantic recordings by Ornette Coleman( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The other side of Round midnight by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Round Midnight; Berangere's Nightmare #2; Call Sheet Blues; What is this thing called love; Tivoli; Society Red; As Time goes By; It's only a paper moon; Round Midnight
Something else!!! the music of Ornette Coleman by Ornette Coleman( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Let freedom ring by Jackie McLean( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Through the eyes and words of John Adams, the political and economic forces which culminated in the Declaration of Independence are revealed
Heart of gold by Ellis Marsalis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Search for the new land by Lee Morgan( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Cornbread by Lee Morgan( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Leapin' and lopin' by Sonny Clark( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Rejoicing by Pat Metheny( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Cedar Walton plays featuring Ron Carter and Billy Higgins by Cedar Walton( file )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The complete science fiction sessions by Ornette Coleman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 libraries worldwide
 
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Higgins, Bill
Languages
English (62)
German (15)
Dutch (3)
French (2)
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