Dorothy Ashby

    Dorothy Ashby

    • Dorothy Ashby
    Dorothy Ashby

    Dorothy Ashby

    • Dorothy Ashby

    Dorothy Ashby

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        There have been very few jazz harpists in history and Dorothy Ashby was one of the greats. Somehow she was able to play credible bebop on her instrument. As a pianist she studied at Wayne State University, and in 1952 she switched to harp. Within two years, Ashby was gigging in jazz, and in 1956 she made her first recording as a leader. Between 1956-1970, she led ten albums for such labels as Savoy, Prestige, New Jazz, Argo, Jazzland, Atlantic, and Cadet, guested on many records... Read more

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