Born in Malaysia, raised in Australia and now living in New York City, Linda began playing piano at four, then classical bassoon in high-school. At fifteen, Linda began playing the electric bass and in 2002 she was accepted into the jazz program at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and started taking lessons on double-bass.
Linda was a James Morrison Scholarship Finalist in 2003 and in 2004 was a winner of the IAJE Sisters in Jazz collegiate competition - performing at the IAJE Conference that year. She also received an honorary mention at the 2009 Thelonious Monk Bass Competition....
- Entry by Mark F. Turner