Brandee Younger Pays Tribute To Dorothy Ashby With Dorothy Jeanne
Brandee Younger pays tribute to late jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby with the song “Dorothy Jeanne.” The song is produced by Casey Benjamin of The Robert Glasper Experiment and it’s on the upcoming Revive/Blue Note compilation, Supreme Sonacy Vol.1. Younger is also a harp player with a jazz focus and she is inspired by Ashby who became the first known jazz harpist but had limited fame because she never left her native Detroit. Supreme Sonacy Vol. 1 comes out August 7th.