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There have been very few jazz harpists in history and Dorothy Ashby (1932 – 1986) 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… read more

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  • I think Rubaiyat might be better than Afro-Harping, which is saying something because Afro-Harping is phenomenal.
  • i love you dorothy
  • ♥ !
  • good vibrations
  • Dorothy, I love you.
  • эх, хорошо!
  • mrmurphyfuntime a man of your age shouldn't be trolling... What's wrong with you?
  • wow this is FANTASTIC.
  • LISTEN TO REAL HAPR MUSIC PEOPLE
  • NEGRO HARPIST AIN'Y WORTH SHIT

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