New Orleans Music Tour with David Higgins this weekend, Satyurday, June 4 & Sunday June 5, 2:00 PM
David Higgins is a native of New York City where he was born in Bellevue Hospital. His family moved to Los Angeles due to his father Billy Higgins’ career as the most recorded post-World War Two jazz drummer. Some of his collaborators included Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and Herbie Hancock. David returned to New York where he received two Masters Degrees, one in Education and one in Education Counseling. He taught high school for 10 years in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem and taught English at Assumption University in Thailand. David is an experienced stand up comedian and a writer of short stories. He is currently writing a book about his father. David is a self-taught musician whose instruments include the melodeon and harmonica. He is a music composer whose themes include several aspects of Louisiana history.