The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby

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The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby
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Studio album by Dorothy Ashby
Released 1965
Recorded September 19, 1958
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic
1447
Producer Arif Mardin and Ollie McLaughlin
Dorothy Ashby chronology
Soft Winds
(1961)Soft Winds1961
The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby
(1965)
Afro-Harping
(1968)Afro-Harping1968

The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby is an album by jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby recorded in 1965 and released on the Atlantic label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic reviewed the album awarding it 3½ stars stating "On 1965's The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby, the harpist is joined by bassist Richard Davis, drummer Grady Tate, percussionist Willie Bobo, and a sporadic horn section on four Ashby originals and six standards".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dorothy Ashby except as indicated

  1. "Flighty" - 3:30
  2. "Essence of Sapphire" - 2:14
  3. "Why Did You Leave Me" - 2:58
  4. "I Will Follow You" (Jerry Herman) - 3:08
  5. "What Am I Here For" (Duke Ellington, Frankie Laine) - 2:21
  6. "House of the Rising Sun" (Traditional) - 3:01
  7. "Invitation" (Bronisław Kaper, Paul Francis Webster) - 2:59
  8. "Nabu Corfa" - 3:47
  9. "Feeling Good" (Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse) - 5:15
  10. "Dodi Li" (Traditional) - 2:18

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atlantic Records discography accessed May 13, 2013
  2. ^ a b Cambell, A. Allmusic Review accessed May 13, 2013

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