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July 31, 2015 Broad Stage with Arturo Sandoval
May 31, 2015 Hollywood Bowl – Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga
April 11, 2015 Alex Theater with Arturo Sandoval
April 2, 2015 Disney Hall with Miles Davis/Gil Evans concert
December 24, 2014 Music Center with Arturo Sandoval PBS Christmas
December 23, 2014 Disney Hall with Arturo Sandoval
October 31, 2014 Music of Danny Elfman/Tim Burton films. Nokia Theater
September 29, 2014 LA Philharmonic Gala Concert – Gustavo Dudamel
August 22, 2014 Catalina's Jazz Club with Arturo Sandoval
June 14, 2014 Playboy Jazz Festival with Arturo Sandoval
May 21, 2014 UCLA Royce Hall – TV Music concert
February 15, 2014 Alex Theater with Arturo Sandoval
January 14th, 2014 Live taping HSN with Matt Goss
November 15, 2013 Broad Stage with Arturo Sandoval
September 11, 2013 Hollywood Bowl with George Benson
August 30, 2013 Hollywood Bowl with John Williams
April 21, 2013 With Arturo Sandoval at Catalinas Jazz Club
March 2, 2013 With Tom Kubis at Chuck Wackerman tribute
Los Alamitos, CA
February 14, 2013 With Sammy Nestico at West Coast Jazz Party
January 19, 2013 With Arturo Sandoval at Alex Theatre, Glendale
November 9, 2012 With Arturo Sandoval at Catalinas Jazz Club
August 8, 2012 With Kenton tribute at Hollywood Bowl
June 21, 2012 With Seth Macfarlane in Beverly Hills “Ted” opening gala
May 2, 2012 With Arturo Sandoval at Federal Bar Jazz Club
February 16, 2012 With Arturo Sandoval at Newport Jazz Festival
February 11, 2012 With Frank Sinatra Jr./Don Rickles concert at Pala Resort
December 11, 2011 With Frank Sinatra Jr. Palm Springs Riviera
November 11, 2011 With Bernie Dresel at Vitellos Jazz Club (Buddy Rich Tribute)
October 23, 2011 With Agoura Community Band at Oaks Christian High
October 9, 2011 With Arturo Sandoval at Universal LA Jazz Society
September 10, 2011 With Arturo Sandoval at Northridge Performing Arts
September 7, 2011 With Quincy Jones at Hollywood Bowl
August 24, 2011 With Arturo Sandoval at Hollywood Bowl
August 15, 2011 With Seth Macfarlane at Vibrato Jazz Club
July 7, 2011 West Side Story with LA Philharmonic
Hollywood Bowl
July 1, 2011 Boston Pops,
Tanglewood, MA
Performing “Escapades” with John Williams conductor
March 26, 2011 Seth MacFarlane show.
Club Nokia, LA
February 24, 2011 Tonight Show with Hanson
January 27, 2011 83rd Academy Awards.
Kodak Theater
January 22, 2011 PGA Awards.
Greg Phillinganes, MD.
Beverly Hilton Hotel
July, 6, 2010 Vibrato Jazz Club
Arturo Sandoval bigband 8PM
June 5, 2010 Frank Sinatra Jr.
Drew Carey Wrap Party
Santa Monica hanger 8
May 26, 2010 Spazio Jazz Club
Lou Marini, Misha Segal Project
CD Release party
April, 27, 2010 Vibrato Jazz Club
Wayne Bergeron bigband
April, 6, 2010 Vibrato Jazz Club
Arturo Sandoval bigband 8PM
March 7, 2010 Academy Awards
Kodak Theater, Hollywood
Marc Shaiman - MD
February 12, 2010 Family Guy Live Show
Universal City 8PM
January 25th, 2010 16th Annual SAG Awards
Lenny Stack - MD
October 30, 2009 Bellavino Wine Bar 8-11 pm
805-557-0202
3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
September 4&5, 2009 with John Williams & La Philharmonic
Hollywood Bowl - 8PM
performing "Escapades" for
alto saxophone and orchestra
August 23, 2009 Wayne Bergeron tribute to Uan Rasey
Studio City, CA
August 11, 2009 Wayne Bergeron Big Band
Vibrato Jazz Club 7:30PM
Beverly Hills, CA
August 5, 2009 Gil Evans/ Miles Davis tribute
Hollywood Bowl 8PM
May 26, 2009 Wayne Bergeron Big Band
Vibrato Jazz Club 7:30PM
Beverly Hills, CA
May 9, 2009 Graduation Berklee School of Music
Dustin Higgins graduate
Boston, MA
May 2, 2009 Moorpark Jazz Festival
Moorpark, CA - all day w/evening concert
April 7, 2009 Jazz Clinic
Agoura High School 8:40AM
April 4, 2009 with Arturo Sandoval
Luckman Theater, LA State 8PM
March 29, 2009 with Agoura High Ellington band
Vibrato jazz club - 7PM
Beverly Hills, CA
March 7th Wayne Bergeron big band
Los Alamitos High Festival
February 22, 2009 Oscar telecast 5PM
Kodak Theater, Hollywood
January 13, 2009 Wayne Bergeron Big Band
Vibrato Jazz Club 8PM
Beverly Hills, CA
December 12, 2008 Agoura High
Bigband Ellington clinic 3:30pm
December 3, 2008 Conway Studio, Hollywood
record Dixieland source music
"The Princess & the Frog"
Dan HIggins - source composer
Randy Newman - composer of score
November 22, 2008 University of North Texas
Jim Riggs/Neil Slater retirement concert
Denton, Texas
November 16, 2008 Renmar Studio, Hollywood
Faith Hill hosting
"Home for the Holiday"
TV Christmas Special
October 31, 2008 Wayne Bergeron Big Band
Vibrato Jazz Club 8PM
Beverly Hills, CA
September 13, 2008 With Matt Harris trio
Bellavino Wine Bar 8PM
Paseo Market Place at 2707
East Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
July 19, 2008 With Matt Harris trio
Bellavino Wine Bar
Paseo Market Place at 2707
East Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
July 16, 2008 Espy Awards
Nokia Theater, Los Angeles
May 17, 2008 With Matt Harris trio
Bellavino Wine Bar
Paseo Market Place at 2707
East Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
May 10, 2008 Family Guy in Concert
Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles
April 12, 2008 With Wayne Bergeron bigband
Harvard-Westlake high school
March 11, 2008 With Wayne Bergeron bigband
Vibrato jazz club
February 24, 2008 Academy Awards
Kodak Theater, Hollywood
Bill Conti musical director
February 9, 2008 With Matt Harris trio
Bellavino Wine Bar
Paseo Market Place at 2707
East Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Weslake Village, CA 91362
February 2, 2008 Tribute to Ella
Disney Hall, Los Angeles
Patrice Rushen musical director
November 23 & 25, 2007 Chicago Symphony
John Williams conductor
performing "Escapades" for alto saxophone and orchestra
Chicago, Ill
November 17, 2007 Concert with Barbra Streisand
Planet Hollywood grand opening
Las Vegas, NV 10 PM
October 27, 2007 With Matt Harris trio,
Bellavino Wine Bar 8:00-11:00 PM, Paseo Market Place at:
3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
August 18, 2007

With Matt Harris trio,
Bellavino Wine Bar 9:00-11:30 PM, Paseo Market Place at:
3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362

July 16, 2007 Masterclass for Grammy Camp 2007
Citrus College 1:30 PM
July 13-14, 2007 LA Philharmonic
John Williams conductor
performing "Escapades" for alto saxophone and orchestra
8:30 PM Hollywood Bowl
June 19, 2007 Wayne Bergeron bigband
Vibrato Grill Jazz
Bel Air, CA - 8PM
June 17, 2007 Playboy jazz Festival
w/Arturo Sandoval
Hollywood Bowl, 8:00 PM
June-July 2007 Movie projects: Hairspray, The Simpsons Movie, The Bucket List, Superbad
June 9, 2007 With Matt Harris trio, 8:00-11:00 PM, Bellavino Wine Bar, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
April 20, 2007 With Matt Harris trio, 8:00-11:00 PM, Bellavino Wine Bar, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
March 5, 2007 Concert with LA Philharmonic
Featured saxophone on music from "Taxi Driver"
John Williams, conductor
8PM Disney Hall
February 25, 2007 Academy Awards
Kodak Theater, Hollywood
Bill Ross musical director
February 11, 2007 Grammy Awards, Staples Center
Performance with Mary J. Blidge
February 10, 2007 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8:00-11:00 PM, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd,
Westlake Village, CA 91362
January 28, 2007 SAG Awards
Lenny Stack, Musical director
Los Angeles, CA
January 19, 2007 Meet with Yamaha reps at NAMM
New exciting Yamaha Z Soprano sax on display.
January 6, 2007 With Peter Wolf, Tommy Funderburk
"Powerhaus" concert in Walnut Creek, CA for Tony La Russa's ARF Foundation
December 22, 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8:00-11:00 PM, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
November 9, 2006 Tony Bennett 80th birthday concert
Kodak Theater
8PM Hollywood, CA
October 6, 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8:00-11:00 PM, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
September-November 2006 Tuesday/Wednesday 8PM ABC "Dancing With The Stars" band
September 3, 2006 Ojai "Legends at the Lake" music festival 8PM
September 1-2, 2006 LA Philharmonic conducted by John Williams. Featured saxophone soloist 8:30 PM
August 27, 2006 58th Emmy Awards Shrine Auditorium - Tom Scott - musical director
August 12 , 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8-11 pm, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
June 17, 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8:30-11:30 pm, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
April 22, 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8-11 pm, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
April 21, 2006 Saxophone clinic University of North Texas Denton, Texas
March 5, 2006 Academy Awards, Hollywood, CA
Bill Conti musical director
Feb. 17, 2006 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8-11 pm, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
January 29, 2006 SAG Awards, Hollywood, CA
Lenny Stack musical director
January-February 2006 "Dancing With The Stars"
Live TV broadcasts. Hollywood, CA
Dec. 3, 2005
With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar, 8-11 pm, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Oct. 1, 2005 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar 8:30, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Sept. 18, 2005 2005 Emmy Awards. Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, CA Tom Scott - musical director
July 22, 2005 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar 8:30, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91362
June 12, 2005 Concert and telecast taping at Ford Theater, Washington DC
May 13-15, 2005 Sound Stage LA with the LA Philharmonic, David Newman conductor. 3 concerts of classic film music. Disney Hall, Los Angeles
Spring movie Projects Monster in Law, Herbie - Fully Loaded, Robots, The Pink Panther, Sin City, Bewitched, Rumor Has It
April 16, 2005 Long Beach State College - Vandoren concert and clinic at Daniel Hall 1PM. Mike Higgins (guitar) and Luther Hughes (bass) Dan Higgins (sax and woodwinds)
April 15, 2005 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar 8:30, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91362
April 4-9, 2005 Concerts in Shinagawa, Tokyo - Stellar Ball with Japan's top pop artist Yumi Matsutoya
March 26, 2005 Record new CD - Dan Higgins Quartet Voicing a Standard, Entourage Studio, North Hollywood, CA (late 2005 release)
Feb 27th, 2005 Academy Awards, Kodak Theatre, Hollywood, CA
Feb 13th, 2005 Grammy Awards, Staples Center,. Los Angeles, CA. Performance with Queen Latifah
Feb 7th, 2005 Music from the Motion Picture "Sideways" live concert and taping, 7:30 Vibrato Grill Jazz, 2930 Beverly Glen Circle, Bel Air, CA 90077, Phone: (310) 474-9400
Jan 16th, 2005 With guitarist Jim Fox, Galletos Caffe 7:30, 982 S. Westlake Blvd. Ste 2, Westlake Village, CA 91361-3142
Jan 15th, 2005 With Matt Harris trio, Bellavino Wine Bar 8:30, Paseo Market Place at 3707 East Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91362
Jan 10th, 2005 Record with Ringo Starr, Village Recorder, Los Angeles
Jan 8th, 2005 IAJE Jazz Conference, Long Beach, CA. Concert with Monica Mancini 6 PM
December 2004 Recent movie projects: Polar Express, Christmas with the Kranks, Meet the Folkers, Are We There Yet? Featured saxophone in: Ray and Sideways
July 20th - Sept. 4th, 2004 "Hairspray" Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, CA
July 2-3, 2004 Clinic and concert with Disney All American College Band. Disneyland, Carnation Plaza 3 PM
May 14-15, 2004 Perform "Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra" with Pacific Symphony, John Williams conductor, Segerstrom Hall, Orange County Performing Arts Centerm, 8:00 PM
May 1, 2004 Agoura High NY Trip fundraiser, All Star Jazz concert - Agoura High 7 PM
Feb. 29, 2004 Academy Awards, Kodak Theater, Hollywood, CA
Feb. 10, 2004 Perform "Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra" with NY Philharmonic, John Williams conductor, Avery Fisher Hall, 7:30 PM
Jan. 3-4, 2004 Dance Theater of Harlem, Music Center, Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 6, 2003 Concert with Burt Bacharach and Ronny Isley, Whilshire Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 5, 2003 2003 MAP (Musician's assistance program) concert with Diane Shurr, Beverly Hills Hotel
Oct. 19, 2003 2003 Catalina Jazztrax Festival with Paul Brown, Avalon Casino
Sept. 21, 2003 2003 Emmy Awards, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA
Aug 29-30, 2003 LA Philharmonic, conducted by John Williams featuring music from Catch Me if You Can, Hollywood Bowl
Aug 2, 2003 Boston Pops, conducted by John Williams featuring music from Catch Me if You Can, Tanglewood, MA
July-Nov. Movie Projects 2003 Cat in the Hat, Elf, Duplex, Raising Helen, The Notebook, Radio, Something's Gotta Give
July 16, 2003 ESPY Awards, Kodak Theatre Los Angeles, CA
May-June Movie Projects 2003 Charlie's Angels 2, Legally Blonde 2, Seabiscuit, Home on the Range, Dumb and Dumber
May 27-28, 2003 Boston Pops, conducted by John Williams featuring music from Catch Me if You Can, Boston, MA
Mar 23, 2003 Academy Awards at the Kodak theatre, Los Angeles. CA
Mar 13-15, 2003 Rocco's jazz club with composer, pianist Billy Childs. 10:30 PM.
Mar 13-15, 2003 SAG Awards - Shrine Auditorium
Mar 13-15, 2003 Lindero Middle School Jazz fundraiser featuring Dan, Chuck Findley and Matt Finders, 7:30 PM, $10
Feb 16, 2003 Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, CA. John Clayton, Sammy Nestico, Johnny Mandel and Gerald Wilson big band, 10:30 PM
Jan-Feb, 2003 Movie projects: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Agent Cody Banks, Bulletproof Monks, Down with Love, Tip Toes, Head of State
December 25, 2002 Release of Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can with composer John Williams featuring Dan on alto saxophone
Nov 20-22, 2002 Record CD with Arturo Sandoval "Tribute to the Great Trumpet Players" Gary Grant/Quincy Jones producers
Sept -Dec, 2002 Recording Motion pictures: The Tuxedo, Country Bears, Hot Chick, Maid in Manhattan, Chicago, Jungle Book 2
Sept-Dec, 2002 Recording with artists: Rod Stewart, Hanson, Bobby Caldwell, Barry Manilow, Diane Shurr, Ringo Starr, Ellis Hall, Jeff Lorber, Andy Martin
October 26, 2002 Pasadena Jazz Institute concert "Tribute to Cannonball Adderly" featuring Dan and Roy McCurdy
August 25, 2002 Emeril Live! with George Duke band, San Francisco
July 27, 2002 Saxophone clinic Mancini Institute (UCLA)
July 22, 2002 Record Releases:
"The Manne We Love: Gershwin Revisited"- TNC Jazz
"You Call this a Living?" Wayne Bergeron - Wag Records
"Cafe Society" Lorraine Feather - Relarion Records "This is the Moment" Sammy Nestico - Fenwood Music
June 16, 2002 Dan Higgins Quartet at Cap't Pauls, Oak Park, CA
May-June 2002 Motion Picture Projects:
Ice Age, Stuart Little 2, Austin Powers 3
April-July 2002 Recording Projects:
Faith Hill, All Jarreau, Robbie Williams, Hanson, LeeAnn Womack, Ronnie Milsap, Ill Kidd, Christina Aguilera
April 20, 2002 Shelly Manne Scholarship concert, University of North Texas
March 24, 2002 Academy Awards, Kodak Theater, Hollywood, CA. John Williams musical director
February 27, 2002 Grammy Awards with Christina Aguilera. Staples Center
February 22-23, 2002 Dan Higgins Quartet at Captain Pauls, Oak Park, CA
February 15, 2002 Record with Lee Ritenour for upcoming CD
February 2, 2002 100th show anniversary party for Ally McBeal with Vonda Sheppard
February 1, 2002 Record with Kenny Rankin for upcoming CD
January 27, 2002 Jazz concert at the Hamlet with Brad Dechtor Octet. Cambria, CA
January 25, 2002 Record with Al Jarreau for upcoming CD
January 9, 2002 Concert at IAJE with Steve Houghton and the North Texas 2 o'clock lab band
January 5, 2002 AFI Awards - Ian Frasier musical director
January, 2002 January film scores include: Clockstoppers, Death to Smoochy, Frank McKlusky, Showtime, The Sweetest Thing, 8 Crazy Nights, Ice Age
 

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