[Dixielandjazz] J. C. Higginbotham

Stephen Barbone dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 10:23:21 -0400

Charlie Hooks wrote:

"Hey, Ron?  Mention him again.  Higginbotham was one helluva player!"

Not only one helluva player but a helluva guy. In our youth in New York
City some 50 odd years ago, Jack Fine (trumpet) and I gigged with Higgy
a few times and also attended some great loft parties with him. Many
fond memories of this under appreciated OKOMer. Those were that days.

Steve Barbone