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     Dorothy Ashby

Aliases: Dorothy Jeanne Ashby
Born: August 6, 1932 in Detroit, MI
Died: April 13, 1986 in Santa Monica, CA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Cool, Hard Bop

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, and was firmly established as a top studio and session player. She moved to the West Coast in the 1970s and was active up until her death.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.spaceagepop.com/ashby.htm About
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=3506 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Ashby About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Ashby About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Dorothy Ashby - 'Afro-Harping' - 1968, Verve
 Dorothy Ashby - 'Concierto De Aranjuez' - 1984, Philips
 Dorothy Ashby - 'In A Minor Groove' - 1958, Prestige
 Dorothy Ashby - 'The Rubaiyat Of Dorothy Ashby' - 1970, Cadet, Dusty Groove
  как соисполнитель ...
 Earth Wind & Fire - 'All'N All. I Am' - 1977, Columbia, Legacy
 Bobbi Humphrey - 'Fancy Dancer' - 1975, Blue Note
 Edu Lobo - 'O Grande Circo Mistico' - 1983, Velas
 Bobby Womack - 'The Poet II' - 1984, Razor & Tie

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