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Dorothy Ashby

Dorothy Ashby

Dorothy Ashby

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Dorothy Ashby on 14 April 2014. Dorothy Ashby has been played on NTS over 70 times, featured on 76 episodes and was first played on 18 February 2012.

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,...

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