[JPL] Eddie Higgins, RIP :>)

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Tue Sep 1 19:51:16 EDT 2009


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Claudia Russell wrote:
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> Sad to hear this news. I had the pleasure of working at the Elkhart Jazz
> Festival (Indiana) where Eddie and Meredith performed several times.  He was
> a gifted musician, but what stands out for me was how engaging he was.  The
> festival was primarily staffed by volunteers, the audiences were just a
> couple of feet from the stages, and Eddie made everyone feel at home.  
>
> He will be missed and my heartfelt condolences go out to his family and close
> friends. 
>
> *sigh*
> Claudia
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> Subject: [JPL] Eddie Higgins, RIP :>)
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> Thanks to Mel Lipton of WDNA-Miami, I learned that pianist Eddie Higgins
> passed away Monday evening August 31st after losing his bout with cancer.
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> Born February 21st, Cambridge MA,  he is survived by his wife, vocalist
> Meredith D'Ambrosio. He was the pianist and composer for the early Lee Morgan
> recordings for Vee Jay Records.
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> More details to follow
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> Arturo Gómez
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