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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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  • Avatar for garynotrashcoug
    Afro-Harping is incredible
  • Avatar for iamholgerczukay
    I think Rubaiyat might be better than Afro-Harping, which is saying something because Afro-Harping is phenomenal.
  • Avatar for nikko00
    i love you dorothy
  • Avatar for tati_bg
    ♥ !
  • Avatar for chaosspacebase
    good vibrations
  • Avatar for hablador
    Dorothy, I love you.
  • Avatar for bbigo
    эх, хорошо!
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    mrmurphyfuntime a man of your age shouldn't be trolling... What's wrong with you?
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    wow this is FANTASTIC.
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