Billy Higgins - Quotes

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You know the drum was the first instrument besides the human voice.

You know the drum was the first instrument besides the human voice.

It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together. ---->>>

The United States is a beautiful place, you know? ---->>>

Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned. ---->>>

If somebody would come and they're not playing music, they would encounter certain people on another level. ---->>>

Music. It's all creativity right here, right now.

Music. It's all creativity right here, right now.

The first thing is, jazz is one of the few things to let you know that there is a God and there is a creation. ---->>>

I think that people should learn about that. In most music, there's one way that you do something, and that's the only way. In jazz, it's a lot different. ---->>>

If I couldn't do it, then I'd be defeated. I've got the tools to do it. I never did question my tools. ---->>>

There's so much beautiful music in the world, and the kids are getting robbed. ---->>>

I enjoy seeing young people being interested in what they can do. ---->>>

I might have played a little bit more in Europe than I have in Japan. ---->>>

It doesn't have anything to do with yesterday or tomorrow, it's all right now. ---->>>

Jazz needs the help. It's the more sophisticated music. All the other music is on the TV, but jazz isn't. ---->>>

The French - they like jazz, they've been on jazz a long time. ---->>>

The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level.

The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level.

The people in Japan know more about the history of jazz and the musicians than the people in the United States do. ---->>>

It's something that - jazz is one of the few things that you can go and listen to, I don't care where you're from, what you are, what background you come from - there's something there for you. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-11, 1936
Birthplace:
Die: 05-03, 2001
Occupation: Musician
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Billy Higgins (October 11, 1936 – May 3, 2001) was an American jazz drummer. He played mainly free jazz and hard bop.(wikipedia)