Terence Higgins

129 – Terence Higgins: Understanding the Lineage of New Orleans Drumming

In this podcast I talk to legendary New Orleans drummer, Terence Higgins. Higgins has a wide variety of experience with artists ranging from John Scofield and Dirty Dozen Brass Band to Tab Beniot and Ani DiFranco. His diverse style and musical approach has made him a staple on the New Orleans and beyond, allowing him to tour the world playing music – a career that he set out to achieve in his late teens.

“You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the courage to dream it, the intelligence to make a realistic plan, and the will to see that plan through to the end.” – Sidney A. Friedman

In this Podcast Terence Higgins talks about:

  • How he got started playing drums
  • His early influences
  • The New Orleans Culture
  • The history of New Orleans drumming and why it’s important
  • The most important groove on the drums
  • Why he gets hired
  • Much more

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Terence Higgins Plays:

  • Remo Heads
  • Vic Firth Drumsticks
  • Pearl Drums
  • Paiste Cymbals
  • Audix Microphones
  • Demon Drive Pedals

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