Saxophone and flute player Patience Higgins was a featured artist on 1998s double Grammy Award winning recording Dee Dee Bridgewaters Dear Ella. Other credits include tour and recording engagements with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Count Bassie Orchestra, Aretha Franklin, Bobby Short, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, The Pointer Sisters and Yoko Ono, among many others. Mr. Higgins is also well know for his work on Broadway, including The Wiz, Aint Misbehavin, Chicago, and many others, as well as numerous movie soundtracks.