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Dorothy Ashby

hrp, 1930-1986 US, Detroit
Musician / Composer of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Dorothy Jeanne Ashby

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.

  • Harp
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Come Live With Me on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
Little Sunflower on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
By The Time I Get To Phoenix on Dorothy's Harp by Dorothy Ashby
Action Line on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
Afro-Harping on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
Soul Vibrations on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
Lonely Girl on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
The Windmills Of Your Mind on Dorothy's Harp by Dorothy Ashby
Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls" on Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby
Just Had to Tell Somebody on Harping on a Tune by Dorothy Ashby

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Canto De OssanhaDorothy Ashby2018Single
Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby2018Album
Dorothy Ashby / Soft WindsDorothy Ashby2017Compil.
Hip Harp On A Minor GrooveDorothy Ashby2017Compil.
FOUR CLASSIC ALBUMSDorothy Ashby2017Compil.
Four Classic Albums PlusDorothy Ashby2014Compil.
The Jazz Harpist (3 CD Box Set)Dorothy Ashby2012Compil.
The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby / Live At The TopDorothy Ashby, Junior Mance2000Album
In A Minor GrooveDorothy Ashby1992Compil.
Django / MistyDorothy Ashby1984Album
Concierto De AranjuezDorothy Ashby1983Album
The Rubaiyat Of Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby1970Album
Dorothy's HarpDorothy Ashby1969Album
Afro-HarpingDorothy Ashby1968Album
Soul Vibrations / Lonely GirlDorothy Ashby1968Single
The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby1965Album
Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby1962Album
Secret Love / Lonely MelodyDorothy Ashby1961Single
Soft Winds: The Swinging Harp Of Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby1961Album
Hip HarpDorothy Ashby with Frank Wess1958Album
In A Minor GrooveDorothy Ashby And Frank Wess1958Album
The Jazz HarpistDorothy Ashby1957Album
The Sounds Of ChristmasDorothy Ashby / Jimmy Clark / Tom MontgomeryAlbum
Cause I Need It / MorningDorothy Ashby / Cal TjaderSingle
Swan Lake / Round MidnightDorothy Ashby Trio / Dorothy AshbySingle
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