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Monday, March 15, 2010

Dorothy Ashby - The Jazz Harpist (1994)

Originally released in 1957 this is a classic recording that features an instrument rarely heard in jazz. Dorothy Ashby was well acclaimed as a jazz artist and produced several other recordings.On this recording she performs three standards and four originals and is joined by a crack team of sidemen. This was re-released on CD in 1992 by Nippon Columbia and again in 1994 by the Jazz Heritage Society (the mp3 files are from the latter.)

  • Dorothy Ashby (Harp)
  • Ed Thigpen (Drums)
  • Rudy Van Gelder (Engineer)
  • Wendell Marshall (Bass)
  • Frank Wess (Flute)
  • Eddie Jones (Bass)
Track List:
  1. Thou Swell
  2. Stella by Starlight
  3. Dancing on the Ceiling
  4. Aeolian Groove
  5. Quietude
  6. Spicy
  7. Lamentation

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