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Dan Higgins is known for his work on Gangster Squad (2013), King Kong (2005) and Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017). See full bio »

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Gangster Squad Soundtrack
King Kong Music Department
Men in Black II Music Department


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 2019 Toy Story 4 (musician: tenor saxophone)
 2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 (featured musician: clarinet)
 2019 The Oscars (TV Special) (musician)
 2018 The Grinch (musician: saxophone)
 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet (musician)
 2018 Incredibles 2 (musician)
 2018 The Oscars (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 2017 Ferdinand (musician)
 2017 The Oscars (TV Special) (arranger)
 2016/I Moana (musician)
 2016 Sing (musician)
 2016 La La Land (musician)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (musician: clarinet/sax)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets (featured musician: clarinet) / (musician: clarinet/saxophone)
 2016 The Oscars (TV Special) (arranger)
 2016 Zootopia (musician: clarinet/saxophone)
 2015 The Good Dinosaur (musician: saxophone)
 2015 I Saw the Light (orchestrator)
 2015 Minions (musician)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (music arranger: songs - as Daniel Higgins) / (session musician - as Daniel Higgins)
 2015 The Oscars (TV Special) (arranger)
 2015 Kill Me, Deadly (musician: saxophone)
 2014 Rio 2 (musician)
 2014 The Oscars (TV Special) (arranger)
 2013/I Frozen (musician)
 2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl (musician: clarinet)
 2013 Acquired Taste (Short) (musician: tenor sax)
 2013 The Smurfs 2 (musician)
 2013 Despicable Me 2 (musician)
 2013 Monsters University (musician: saxophone) / (score orchestrator)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph (musician)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (musician)
 2012 The Lorax (musician: saxophones)
 2011 The Smurfs (musician)
 2011 Water for Elephants (orchestrator)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (musician)
 2011 Rio (musician)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (musician: saxophone)
 2010 Seducing Charlie Barker (musician)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (orchestrator - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (musician - 1 episode, 2008)
- Round One: Part 1 (2010) ... (orchestrator)
- Performance Recap Show: Part 3 (2008) ... (musician: orchestra member)
- Round 1 (2008) ... (orchestrator)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music arranger)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (composer: source music) / (musician)
 2009 King of the Hill (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- To Sirloin with Love (2009) ... (musician - uncredited)
 2009 A Dog Year (musician: featured soloist)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (musician: french horn)
 2009 Up (musician: saxophone)
 2009 Madea Goes to Jail (orchestrator)
 2008 Bolt (musician)
 2008 My Little Pony Live! The World's Biggest Tea Party (Video) (additional arrangements) / (orchestrations)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (musician: saxophone)
 2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (orchestrator)
 2007 Across the Universe (musician: Los Angeles - as Daniel Higgins)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (musician: saxophone)
 2007 Hairspray (orchestrator)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (musician)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (musician: saxophone)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (musician)
 2006 Everyone's Hero (musician)
 2006 The Ant Bully (musician: clarinet) / (musician: saxophone)
 2006 The Wild (musician)
 2006 Cars (musician)
 2005 King Kong (musician: saxophone)
 2005 Zathura: A Space Adventure (musician)
 2005 Sin City (additional musician: saxophone solos)
 2005 Robots (musician: saxophone)
 2004 The Incredibles (musician: saxophone)
 2004 Team America: World Police (musician)
 2004/I Ray (musician: saxophones/woodwinds)
 2004 The Notebook (additional orchestrator)
 2004 Home on the Range (musician)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (musician: saxophone)
 2003 The Cat in the Hat (musician: saxophone)
 2003 Elf (musician)
 2003 The Adventures of Ociee Nash (musician)
 2003 Daddy Day Care (musician)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (musician: saxophone solos)
 2002 Men in Black II (musician: saxophone)
 2002 Big Trouble (musician: tenor saxophone)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (musician: saxophone)
 2001 James Dean (TV Movie) (musician: saxophone)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (musician)
 2000 The Emperor's New Groove (musician)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (musician: saxophone)
 2000 Here on Earth (musician: saxophone)
 2000 Isn't She Great (musician: clarinet)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (musician: reeds)
 1999 Bowfinger (musician: saxophone)
 1998 Playing by Heart (musician: saxophone and clarinet - as Daniel Higgins)
 1998 A Bug's Life (musician: saxophone)
 1997 Mr. Magoo (musician)
 1997 Flubber (musician: saxophone)
 1997 Julian Po (musician: soprano saxophone solos)
 1996 Ransom (musician)
 1995 Toy Story (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1995 Pie in the Sky (featured musician - as Daniel Higgins)
 1995 The Last Word (featured musician: saxophone)
 1995 Batman Forever (musician: saxophone)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (principal recording musician)
 1993 Benny & Joon (musician: solo soprano saxophone)
 1992 Noises Off... (featured musician)
 1990 White Palace (soloist - as Daniel Higgens)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series short) (musician - 2 episodes)
- Gang Busters (1990) ... (musician: saxophone)
- Prom-ise Her Anything (1990) ... (musician: saxophone)
 1988 Shoot to Kill (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1987/I Surrender (musician: saxophone)
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Alternate Names:

Daniel Higgens | Daniel Higgins

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The solo alto saxophone voice of Bleeding Gums Murphy from the TV series, The Simpsons.

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