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Billy Higgins, American Musician ( October 11, 1936 - May 3, 2001 )

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The French - they like jazz, they've been on jazz a long time.~Billy Higgins


Time Jazz Long

You know the drum was the first instrument besides the human voice.~Billy Higgins


Voice You Know

I enjoy seeing young people being interested in what they can do.~Billy Higgins


People Enjoy Young

If I couldn't do it, then I'd be defeated. I've got the tools to do it. I never did question my tools.~Billy Higgins


Tools Question Never

Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned.~Billy Higgins


Art Culture Now

There's so much beautiful music in the world, and the kids are getting robbed.~Billy Higgins


Music Beautiful World

The United States is a beautiful place, you know?~Billy Higgins


Beautiful Beautiful Place

The people in Japan know more about the history of jazz and the musicians than the people in the United States do.~Billy Higgins


History People Musicians

The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level.~Billy Higgins


Music High Always

I might have played a little bit more in Europe than I have in Japan.~Billy Higgins


Europe Japan More

If somebody would come and they're not playing music, they would encounter certain people on another level.~Billy Higgins


Music People Level

It's something that - jazz is one of the few things that you can go and listen to, I don't care where you're from, what you are, what background you come from - there's something there for you.~Billy Higgins


Care Jazz You

The first thing is, jazz is one of the few things to let you know that there is a God and there is a creation.~Billy Higgins


God Jazz You

It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together.~Billy Higgins


Together People Brings

Jazz needs the help. It's the more sophisticated music. All the other music is on the TV, but jazz isn't.~Billy Higgins


Music Help Jazz

I think that people should learn about that. In most music, there's one way that you do something, and that's the only way. In jazz, it's a lot different.~Billy Higgins


Music People Learn

Music. It's all creativity right here, right now.~Billy Higgins


Music Creativity Now

It doesn't have anything to do with yesterday or tomorrow, it's all right now.~Billy Higgins


Tomorrow Yesterday Now