[JPL] Eddie Higgins, RIP :>)

Claudia Russell crussell at sdccd.edu
Sun Sep 13 16:11:18 EDT 2009


Please do.  I would like to send her a note.

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On Sep 1, 2009, at 4:51 PM, "Dr. Jazz" <drjazz at drjazz.com> wrote:

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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.
>>
>> 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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