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Linda May Han Oh
Bassist, Composer
Born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Western Australia, Linda May Han Oh is an active bassist and composer who has performed with the likes of Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Kenny Barron, Steve Wilson, Geri Allen, Fabian Almazan and Terri Lyne Carrington. She has received many awards such as an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s award in 2008, 2nd place at the BASS2010 Competition and an honorary mention at the 2009 Thelonious Monk Bass Competition. Linda also received the 2010 Bell Award for Young Australian Artist of the Year and was the 2012 Downbeat Critic's Poll "Rising Star" on bass.
After graduating from Manhattan School of Music, she has had three releases as a leader which have received critical acclaim - the first being "Entry" featuring Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet and Obed Calvaire on drums. The second, “Initial Here” is a quartet featuring Dayna Stephens on tenor saxophone, Fabian Almazan on piano and Rudy Royston on drums. Her third is "Sun Pictures" (named after the oldest outdoor picture gardens in operation in Broome, Western Australia) was recorded live at WKCR studios in New York. Her most recent release is “Walk Against Wind” features Ben Wendel on tenor saxophone, Matthew Stevens on guitar and Justin Brown on drums and other guests.
Linda has written for large and small ensembles as well as for film, participating in the BMI Film Composers Workshop, Sundance Labs at Skywalker Ranch and Sabrina McCormick's short film, "A Good Egg". Linda is based in New York City and teaches in the Precollege Division of Manhattan School of Music. As an active educator she has also created a series of lessons for the BassGuru app for iPad and iPhone. Linda recently received a Jerome Foundation Fellowship and is currently bassist of Pat Metheny’s quartet.

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Bajista, compositora

Nacida en Malasia y criada en Perth, Australia Occidental, Linda Oh es una bajista y compositora activa que ha actuado con artistas como Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Kenny Barron, Steve Wilson, Geri Allen, Fabian Almazan y Terri Lyne Carrington. Ha recibido muchos premios, entre otros el premio ASCAP Young Jazz Composer en 2008, el 2do lugar en el concurso BASS2010 y una mención honorífica en el 2009 Thelonious Monk Bass Competition. Linda también recibió el Premio Bell de 2010 por la joven artista australiana del año y fue elegida Downbeat Critic "Rising Star" en el bajo en el 2012.
Después de graduarse de la Escuela de Música de Manhattan, sacó tres discos como líder que han sido aclamados por la crítica - el primero es “Entry” con Ambrose Akinmusire en la trompeta y Obed Calvaire en la batería. El segundo, "Initial Here" es un cuarteto con Dayna Stephens en saxofón tenor, Fabian Almazan en piano y Rudy Royston en la batería. Su tercer publicación "Sun Pictures" (nombrada en honor de los jardines de fotografía al aire libre más antiguos en operación en Broome, Australia Occidental) fue grabada en directo en los estudios de WKCR en Nueva York. Su álbum más reciente. "Walk Against Wind”, cuenta con Ben Wendel en el saxo tenor, Matthew Stevens en la guitarra y Justin Brown en la batería, y otros invitados.
Linda ha escrito para grandes y pequeños ensambles, así como para películas, participando en el BMI Film Composers Workshop, Sundance Labs en Skywalker Ranch y el cortometraje de Sabrina McCormick, "A Good Egg". Linda vive en la ciudad de Nueva York y enseña en la División Precollege de la Manhattan School of Music. Como educadora activa, también ha creado una serie de lecciones para la aplicación BassGuru para iPad y iPhone. Linda recientemente recibió una beca de la Jerome Foundation y actualmente es la bajista del cuarteto de Pat Metheny.


Upcoming Events

May 26, 2017Pat MethenyLyon, Francemore info...
May 27, 2017Pat MethenyBarcelona, Spainmore info...
May 28, 2017Pat MethenyMadrid, Spainmore info...
May 29, 2017Pat MethenySan Sebastian, Spainmore info...
May 31, 2017Pat MethenyMarseille, Francemore info...
June 2, 2017Pat MethenyZagreb, Croatiamore info...
June 3, 2017Pat MethenyLjubljana, Sloveniamore info...
June 4, 2017Pat MethenyPrague, Czech Republicmore info...
June 9, 2017Pat MethenyHartford, CTmore info...
June 10, 2017Pat MethenyNew York, NYmore info...
June 11, 2017Pat MethenyBoston, MAmore info...
June 12, 2017Pat MethenyWashington, DCmore info...
June 13, 2017Pat MethenyCleveland, OHmore info...
June 14, 2017Pat MethenyRavinia in Chicago, ILmore info...
June 15, 2017Linda May Han Oh 4tetLa Jolla, CAmore info...
June 16, 2017Linda May Han Oh 4tetSan Francisco, CAmore info...
June 17, 2017Linda May Han Oh 4tetChicago, ILmore info...
June 18, 2017Linda May Han Oh 4tetPittsburgh, PAmore info...
June 19, 2017Linda May Han Oh 4tetWashington, D.C.more info...
July 14, 2017Linda May Han Oh GroupVitoria, Spainmore info...
July 16, 2017Linda May Han OhPERUGIA, ITALYmore info...
July 22, 2017Linda May Han Oh GroupSardinia, Italymore info...
July 29, 2017Linda May Han Oh GroupSlovakiamore info...
July 31, 2017Dave Douglas QuintetAnn Arbor, MImore info...
July 31, 2017Linda May Han Oh feat Chris Pottermore info...
October 15, 2017Pat MethenyRixheim, Francemore info...
October 17, 2017Pat MethenyFrankfurt, Germanymore info...
October 18, 2017Pat MethenyBremen, Germanymore info...
October 20, 2017Pat MethenyDortmund, Germanymore info...

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