Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess Hip Harp Import LP (Clear Vinyl)
Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess Hip Harp Import LP (Clear Vinyl)

Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess Hip Harp Import LP (Clear Vinyl)

Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess

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SKU:
SOWLP002
UPC:
7427116347684

Extremely Limited Clear Vinyl LP - Only 300 Copies!
Get Yours Now!

Sowing Records present a reissue of Hip Harp by Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess, originally released in 1958. Born in Detroit in 1932, Dorothy Ashby can be easily recognized as the woman who gave the harp a jazz voice. In her hands, the harp, an originally classical instrument which seemed to just scare people, became a highly versatile swinging voice able to drive a whole jazz rhythm section. Recorded in 1958 by master Rudy Van Gelder and originally released on the Prestige label, Hip Harp is a perfect example of Ashby's artistry. At the head of a fine quartet featuring the great Frank Wess on flute, Herman Wright on bass, and master Art Taylor or Roy Haynes on drums, Ashby creates a unique combination of deeply jazz elements expressed through a totally new sound. Clear vinyl; edition of 300.

Features

  • Limited Edition - 300 Copies
  • Clear Vinyl
  • Import

Musicians

Dorothy Ashby harp
Frank Wess flute
Herman Wright bass
Art Taylor drums
Roy Haynes drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Pawky
  2. Moonlight In Vermont
  3. Back Talk

Side B:

  1. Dancing In The Dark
  2. Charmaine
  3. Jollity
  4. There's A Small Hotel
Description

Extremely Limited Clear Vinyl LP - Only 300 Copies!
Get Yours Now!

Sowing Records present a reissue of Hip Harp by Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess, originally released in 1958. Born in Detroit in 1932, Dorothy Ashby can be easily recognized as the woman who gave the harp a jazz voice. In her hands, the harp, an originally classical instrument which seemed to just scare people, became a highly versatile swinging voice able to drive a whole jazz rhythm section. Recorded in 1958 by master Rudy Van Gelder and originally released on the Prestige label, Hip Harp is a perfect example of Ashby's artistry. At the head of a fine quartet featuring the great Frank Wess on flute, Herman Wright on bass, and master Art Taylor or Roy Haynes on drums, Ashby creates a unique combination of deeply jazz elements expressed through a totally new sound. Clear vinyl; edition of 300.

Features

  • Limited Edition - 300 Copies
  • Clear Vinyl
  • Import

Musicians

Dorothy Ashby harp
Frank Wess flute
Herman Wright bass
Art Taylor drums
Roy Haynes drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Pawky
  2. Moonlight In Vermont
  3. Back Talk

Side B:

  1. Dancing In The Dark
  2. Charmaine
  3. Jollity
  4. There's A Small Hotel
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess
Title
Hip Harp
Composer
Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers, Lew Pollack, Erno Rapee, John Blackburn
Additional Artists
Herman Wright, Art Taylor, Gene Wright
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
12-18-2020
Release Date
12-18-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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