Hip Harp

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Hip Harp
Hip Harp.jpg
Studio album by Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess
Released 1958
Recorded March 21, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 35:51
Label Prestige
PR 7140
Producer Bob Weinstock
Dorothy Ashby chronology
The Jazz Harpist
(1957)The Jazz Harpist1957
Hip Harp
In a Minor Groove
(1958)In a Minor Groove1958

Hip Harp (also released as The Best of Dorothy Ashby) is an album by jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic reviewed the album awarding it 4½ stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dorothy Ashby except as indicated

  1. "Pawky" - 7:07
  2. "Moonlight in Vermont" (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) - 5:17
  3. "Back Talk" - 5:07
  4. "Dancing in the Dark" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 4:45
  5. "Charmaine" (Lew Pollack, Erno Rapee) - 4:04
  6. "Jollity" - 3:38
  7. "There's a Small Hotel" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:53




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 9, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed May 9, 2013

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