Kate Higgins

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Kate Higgins
Born Catherine Davis Higgins
(1969-08-16) August 16, 1969 (age 45)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Residence Auburn, Alabama and Los Angeles, California
Alma mater Auburn University
Occupation Voice actor, singer, musician
Years active 2001-present (voice actress)
Agent William Morris Agency
Notable credit(s) Naruto as Sakura Haruno
Code Geass as C.C.
Fate/Stay Night as Saber
Sonic the Hedgehog as Miles "Tails" Prower
Dead or Alive as Tina Armstrong and Momiji
Home town Auburn, Alabama
Children 2
Musical career
Genres Hard-bop, post-bop, modal jazz, mainstream jazz, pop, gospel,[1] rock[2]
Instruments Piano, vocals
Years active 1992-present (musician)

Catherine Davis "Kate" Higgins (born August 16, 1969), also known as Kate Davis, is an American voice actress, singer, and jazz pianist. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia and grew up in Auburn, Alabama. She is known as the English voice of Sakura Haruno in the anime series Naruto, C.C. in Code Geass and Saber in Fate/stay Night. From 2010 to 2013, she voiced Miles "Tails" Prower in the video game series Sonic the Hedgehog.[3]

Music career[edit]

Higgins earned a degree in music from Auburn University in 1991.[4] She is a trained pianist who studied with the jazz one, Bob Richardson. She plays piano and has worked as a sideperson for many musicians. She released the first jazz album by her own name The Tide is Low in 2002. The second jazz album is Stealing Freedom.

She is also in a band called Upperstructure. This features the same lineup as Melissa Fahn's R&B band in her album Avignon. They released one album called 6 by 5.

Her style of hard-bop is expressed in her jazz albums and she has played with other musicians like Katisse Buckingham, Justin Robinson, Roy Hargrove, Steven Bernstein, Tom Harrell, Eric Alexander, Marc Johnson, Christian McBride, Lewis Nash, Bobby Previte, Vic Juris, Jesse Davis, Mike Fahn, Greg Osby, Joe Lovano, Josh Roseman and many others. Her piano idols are Thelonious Monk, Wynton Kelly and Horace Silver.




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  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - The Solid Rock by Kate Higgins". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Bigger Than Love by Kate Higgins". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "SEGA Blog | Out of the Mouths of Hedgehogs". Blogs.sega.com. July 15, 2010. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ Wray, Cheryl (November 27, 2013). "My favorite Iron Bowl memories" from Auburn graduate, 'Naruto' voice actor Kate Higgins". AL.com. Advance Digital – Alabama Media Group. 
  5. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. July 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Movie Review: Axel: The Biggest Little Hero ~ Geek With Mak". geekwithmak.com. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love Closing Credits
  8. ^ "Credits, Cast". Codemasters Manual - Clive Barker's Jericho (PDF). Codemasters. 2007. p. 18 – via Gametap. 
  9. ^ Dead or Alive Paradise Manual (PDF). Deadoralivegame.com. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2015-03-04. 
  10. ^ Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  11. ^ Project Sylpheed beginning of closing credits
  12. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. "World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor". Scene: Closing credits, 11:30 in, Voice Over Cast. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "Kate Higgins: Music". katehiggins.com. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Bigger Than Love - Kate Higgins - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 

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Preceded by
Amy Palant
English voice of Miles "Tails" Prower (video games)
Succeeded by
Colleen Villard