Dorothy Ashby

Real Name:
Dorothy Jeanne Ashby
Profile:
American jazz harpist.

Born August 06, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan.
Died April 13, 1986 in Santa Monica, California.

Worked with Stanley Turrentine, Wendell Marshall, Shirley Scott, Art Taylor, Stan Getz, Jimmy Cobb and others.
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Albums

MG-6039 The Jazz Harpist — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby The Jazz Harpist (Album) Regent MG-6039 US 1957 Sell This Version
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7140, PRLP 7140 Hip Harp — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby With Frank Wess Dorothy Ashby With Frank Wess - Hip Harp (Album) Prestige, Prestige 7140, PRLP 7140 US 1958 Sell This Version
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8209 In A Minor Groove — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess - In A Minor Groove (Album) Prestige 8209 US 1958 Sell This Version
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JLP 961 Soft Winds: The Swinging Harp Of Dorothy Ashby — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Soft Winds: The Swinging Harp Of Dorothy Ashby (Album) JAZZLAND JLP 961 US 1961 Sell This Version
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LP 690 Dorothy Ashby — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby (Album) Argo (6) LP 690 US 1962 Sell This Version
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SD 1447 The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby (Album) Atlantic SD 1447 US 1965 Sell This Version
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LPS-809 Afro-Harping — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Afro-Harping (Album) Cadet LPS-809 US 1968 Sell This Version
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LPS 825 Dorothy's Harp — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Dorothy's Harp (Album) Cadet LPS 825 US 1969 Sell This Version
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LPS-841 The Rubáiyát Of Dorothy Ashby — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby The Rubáiyát Of Dorothy Ashby (Album) Cadet LPS-841 US 1970 Sell This Version
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28PJ-4 Concierto De Aranjuez = 恋のアランフェス、イエスタデイ~レインボー・ハープ — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby = ドロシー・アシュビー* Dorothy Ashby = ドロシー・アシュビー* - Concierto De Aranjuez = 恋のアランフェス、イエスタデイ~レインボー・ハープ (Album) Philips 28PJ-4 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
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28PJ-5 Django / Misty — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Django / Misty (Album) Philips 28PJ-5 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
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XCTV-94169, XCTV-94150 The Sounds Of Christmas — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby / Jimmy Clark (6) / Tom Montgomery (2) Dorothy Ashby / Jimmy Clark (6) / Tom Montgomery (2) - The Sounds Of Christmas Tab Records (2) XCTV-94169, XCTV-94150 US Unknown Sell This Version
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7639 Dorothy Ashby Plays For Beautiful People — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess, Herman Wright, Roy Haynes Dorothy Ashby And Frank Wess, Herman Wright, Roy Haynes - Dorothy Ashby Plays For Beautiful People(LP, Album, Gre) Prestige 7639 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

5406 Secret Love / Lonely Melody — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Secret Love / Lonely Melody(7", Single) Argo (6) 5406 US 1961 Sell This Version
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5604 Soul Vibrations / Lonely Girl — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Soul Vibrations / Lonely Girl (Single) Cadet 5604 US 1968 Sell This Version
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668 Und Bel Di (One Fine Day) — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby, Dorothy Ashby Trio* Dorothy Ashby, Dorothy Ashby Trio* - Und Bel Di (One Fine Day)(7") Topaz Records (13) 668 US Unknown Sell This Version
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45-1001, 45-1002 Swan Lake / Round Midnight — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Trio / Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Trio / Dorothy Ashby - Swan Lake / Round Midnight(7") Peridot, Peridot 45-1001, 45-1002 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Compilations

EJD-3062 Concierto De Aranjuez + Django, Misty — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Concierto De Aranjuez + Django, Misty(CD, Comp) Philips EJD-3062 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
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PCD-24120-2 In A Minor Groove — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby In A Minor Groove(CD, Comp, RM) Prestige PCD-24120-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
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COL 6617 The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby / Live At The Top — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby, Junior Mance Dorothy Ashby, Junior Mance - The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby / Live At The Top(CD, Comp) Collectables COL 6617 US 2000 Sell This Version
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FSR-CD 709 The Jazz Harpist (3 CD Box Set) — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby The Jazz Harpist (3 CD Box Set)(3xCD, Comp, RM) Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD 709 Spain 2012 Sell This Version
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EMSC 1120 Four Classic Albums Plus — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Four Classic Albums Plus (Comp) Avid Jazz EMSC 1120 UK 2014 Sell This Version
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ACV4009 Hip Harp On A Minor Groove — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Hip Harp On A Minor Groove (Comp) Doxy ACV4009 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
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RGJCD537 Four Classic Albums — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Four Classic Albums(2xCD, Comp, Dlx, RM) Real Gone Music Company RGJCD537 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
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ODR6330, ODR 6330 Dorothy Ashby / Soft Winds — Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby Dorothy Ashby / Soft Winds(CD, Comp, Pap) Oldays Records, Oldays Records ODR6330, ODR 6330 Japan 2017 Sell This Version

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peterkeim

peterkeim

July 10, 2020
How did this woman get involved with Japan? Wikipedia article hits you out of nowhere with "Oh and she pioneered Japanese Koto into jazz" - wait WHAT?
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walkingtrees

walkingtrees

November 1, 2018
where can we go to learn more about her as an individual? her spirituality?
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