Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery, a non-profit 501(c)(3)
"The Most Recorded Jazz Drummer" Master Drummer Statesperson - Billy Higgins (10/11/36 - 5/3/01)
Autumn Jazz Concert Series + "Billy Higgins Birthday Celebration Week" - D.T.
(listen' hear ~ extended drum solo - O-!)
Fri., Oct. 12th " Billy Higgins 'Birthday Celebration'·'M'Boom Type Thang' " "done blew-up last nite" -
Featuring: drums & percussion "percussionist presentation" - D.T.
*Derf Reklaw Afrikan rhythms + flute & bottle* (pic. by Chuck Koton)
Tribute To: Billy Higgins - "Rain, rain, go away, come-on back a'nut'er day" - O-!
Sat., Oct. 13th - Clayton Cameron "Explorations in Rhythm, Feelin’ Them Rhythms" Workshop 3PM & Concert 9PM (both) in Billy's (Higgins) honor" - D.T.
Clayton Cameron, "The Brush Master" Workshop - Instructor Concert - Quartet Leader - drums
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L.A. previews October 12-18: ...Munyungo Jackson (+)
Fri. Oct. 12 -- To celebrate the birthday of late World Stage mainstay Billy Higgins, Munyungo Jackson, storied king of the hand drums et multa cetera, leads a redoubtable ensemble featuring multi-instrumentalist Derf Reklaw, mystical percussionist Christopher Garcia, vibraphonist Onaje Murray and drummer Euro Zambrano. Get levitated. At the World Stage, 4321 Degnan Blvd., Leimert Park 90008; 9pm (two sets); $20; www.theworldstage.org.
"Thanks for the Friendversary, all the music we've made over the years, see you on Friday at (T)he ('new') World (S)tage Salute to the Great Billy Higgins (Honoring " 'Birthday Celebration 'Week'·'M'Boom Type Thang' "), and at the (Double M Jazz Salon) hit with JMD & FreeStyle (f)ellowship on 11/04/18 at the Mammie (Mayme A. Clayton Library and Cultural Center) Clayton Museum LA (Culver City), peace," - Onaje Murray w/ Fri. 'M'Boom Type Thang, Fri. nite
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