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Eddie Higgins


EDDIE HIGGINS (pianist, composer, arranger) was born Edward Haydn Higgins on February 21, 1932 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and passed away August 31, 2009 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

New England born and raised Higgins began his career in Chicago performing at some of the city’s best jazz clubs over 2 decades with his longest being at London House, where he led the house trio with guests such as Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson and many others. His versatility from Dixieland to Modern Jazz saw him record with artists from Jack Teagarden to Wayne Shorter.