Dorothy Ashby Afro-Harping (1968)

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  • 1. Soul Vibrations
  • 2. Games
  • 3. Action Line
  • 4. Lonely Girl
  • 5. Life Has Its Trials
  • 6. Afro-Harping
  • 7. Little Sunflower
  • 8. Theme From Valley Of The Dolls
  • 9. Come Live With Me
  • 10. The Look Of Love

Definitive deep funky album from harpist Dorothy Ashby. Excellent late 60's soulful jazz harp recorded for Chess with arrangements by Richard Evans and a killer (unknown) line-up! Samples galore, from "Soul Vibrations" and "Come Live With Me", plus a version of "Little Sunflower". Like an earlier version of Alice Cotrane's seminal 70s releases on Impulse.

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