EFZ1002 Dave O'Higgins - All Good Things album art Dave O'Higgins All Good Things(CD, Album) EFZ EFZ1002 UK 1992 Sell This Version
EFZ 1009 Dave O'Higgins - Beats Working For A Living album art Dave O'Higgins Beats Working For A Living(CD, Album) EFZ EFZ 1009 UK 1994 Sell This Version
EFZ 1016 Dave O'Higgins - Under The Stone album art Dave O'Higgins Under The Stone(CD, Album) EFZ EFZ 1016 UK 1995 Sell This Version
fuse cd 001 Dave O'Higgins - The Grinder's Monkey album art Dave O'Higgins The Grinder's Monkey(CD, Album) Short Fuse fuse cd 001 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CCD79772 Dave O'Higgins - Fast Foot Shuffle album art Dave O'Higgins Fast Foot Shuffle(CD, Album) Candid CCD79772 UK 2002 Sell This Version
FUSE CD 002 Dave O'Higgins - Push album art Dave O'Higgins Push(CD, Album) Short Fuse FUSE CD 002 UK 2004 Sell This Version

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CEP 70001 Dave O'Higgins - Fast Foot Shuffle album art Dave O'Higgins Fast Foot Shuffle(10") Candid CEP 70001 UK 2002 Sell This Version


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December 22, 2017
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In a fairer world, musicians like this would sell millions of albums, while all the chavvy, mainstream, autotuned pop-rap/R&B dross (which feels like it represents around 99% of today's music scene) would be consigned to the dustbin, where it belongs.

I would imagine that few people outside the jazz scene (or who buy the records he makes guest appearances on) have even heard of Dave O'Higgins, but he's surely one of the most talented musicians currently performing and recording in the UK.

But great music is, nowadays, rarely found simply by switching on a "pop" radio station. If I hadn't happened to be listening to a jazz programme on Radio 3 or 4 (I've forgotten exactly which) back in 1995, when they played "Blame The Bird", I too could have missed out on the superb music made by this incredible musician. But I was hooked immediately, and the album that track is taken from (Under The Stone) has been a favourite ever since.

I'm a big fan of 1950s-60s bebop/hard bop/cool jazz, so it's perhaps unsurprising that I enjoy the music of Mr O'Higgins. But, far from sounding dated, he somehow manages to make an older style of jazz sound fresh and up-to-date - and that can't be easy.

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