Chuck Higgins (Charles Williams Higgins, April 17, 1924, Gary, Indiana - September 14, 1999, Los Angeles, California) was an American saxophonist.
Higgins, who was noted for mixing elements of Latin Jazz with Blues, recorded in Los Angeles during the mid-fifties, notably for the Specialty, Combo and Doo-Tone labels, and is best remembered for the song "Pachuko Hop".
Higgins relocated from Gary to Los Angeles in his teens, where he played trumpet and went to school at the Los Angeles Conservatory. Later… read more
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