Primary Instrument: Piano
A Grammy-nominated, Bammy award winning composer, pianist singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Barbara has performed on more than 65 albums, including Carlos Santana’s 2007 release.
She has 11 recordings to her credit as well as contributions to 10 compilations that have sold in the millions.
As a cofounder, with Darol Anger, of the acoustic super group, Montreux, she recorded “ Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival” for Windham Hill Records in 1984, a landmark genre defining album. She continued to tour world-wide with Montreux, until leaving to pursue a solo career....
Singer, instrumentalist Higbie generated energy and enthusiasm whenever she was on stage, like a jolt of bright sunlight. --Don Heckman, L.A. Times
Barbara possesses rare talent and is amazingly versatile. --David Grisman
Higbie is a classy talent. --Jennifer Einhorn, Boston Globe
Barbara Higbie always seems to be discovering a new side of her talent. --Larry Kelp, Oakland Tribune