WorldCat Identities

Higgins, Billy

Overview
Works: 918 works in 2,754 publications in 4 languages and 19,784 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  History  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Bop (Music)  Music  Trumpet music (Jazz)  Guitar music (Jazz) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Author, Lyricist, Other, Singer, sde, Proofreader, 1yr, Musician
Classifications: M1366.C63, 781.655
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Billy Higgins
The shape of jazz to come by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

52 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go! by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free jazz a collective improvisation by Ornette Coleman Double Quartet( Recording )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member 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
Change of the century by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wish by Joshua Redman( Recording )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takin' off by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round midnight original motion picture soundtrack by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for me by John Scofield( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty is a rare thing the complete Atlantic recordings by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search for the new land by Lee Morgan( Recording )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something else!!! the music of Ornette Coleman by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other side of Round midnight by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member 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
Let freedom ring by Jackie McLean( Recording )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes and words of John Adams, the political and economic forces which culminated in the Declaration of Independence are revealed
Cornbread by Lee Morgan( Recording )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cedar Walton plays featuring Ron Carter and Billy Higgins by Cedar Walton( )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of gold by Ellis Marsalis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leapin' and lopin' by Sonny Clark( Recording )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejoicing by Pat Metheny( Recording )

25 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete science fiction sessions by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Billy Higgins americký bubeník

Billy Higgins amerikansk musikar

Billy Higgins amerikansk musiker

Billy Higgins batterista statunitense

Billy Higgins batteur américain

Billy Higgins US-amerikanischer Jazz-Schlagzeuger

Higgins, Bill

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Languages
English (66)

German (14)

French (2)

Dutch (1)

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