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Jay C. Higginbotham

Jay C. Higginbotham


New Orleans

Jay C.'s unique style of trombone included many harsh slurs and screams. In the 20s he worked with Luis Russell and the incredible Fletcher Henderson band. Later he worked with Chick Webb and Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins and Louis Armstrong. Jay C. played with Red Allen and Sidney Bechet in the 40s. Check out his work as a sideman with Hawkins and Bechet.