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Linda May Han Oh

Born in Malaysia, raised in, Perth, Western Australia, Linda began playing piano, bassoon and at fifteen dabbled on electric bass playing jazz in high school bands while playing a lot of Red Hot Chili Peppers. Linda studied at the W.A Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) where she graduated with first-class honors.

She was a James Morrison Scholarship Finalist in 2003 and in 2004 was an IAJE Sister in Jazz and received the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s award in 2008. She also received an honorary mention at the 2009 Thelonious Monk Bass Competition and received the 2010 Bell Award for Young Australian Artist of the Year. In 2010 she was nominated for the Jazz Journalist’s Awards for Up and Coming Artist of the Year, and received the award of No. 1 Acoustic Bass Rising Star in the Downbeat Critic’s Poll. This same year she received 2nd place at the BASS2010 Competition in Berlin.

Linda completed her Masters at the Manhattan School of Music in 2008 studying with Jay Anderson, John Riley, Phil Markowitz, Dave Liebman and Rodney Jones. She now teaches the precollege division there and is involved in jazz videoconference master-classes for high-schools around the US. As an active teacher she was also involved in creating a series of lessons for the up and coming BassGuru app for iPad and iPhone.

Linda has performed with the musicians such as Joe Lovano, Steve Wilson, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Kenny Barron, Geri Allen, Fabian Almazan, and Terri Lyne Carrington. She is currently the bassist with guitarist, Pat Metheny.

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Upcoming Shows

Date Detail Price
Apr12Fri
Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere
Wortham Theater Center
Houston, TX
$37.50-67.50
Apr25Thu
Linda May Han Oh Trio
Budapest Music Center (BMC)
Budapest, Hungary
8500 HUF
Jun23Sun
Fabian Almazan Trio
Bop Stop
Cleveland, OH
$20

Discography

Walk Against Wind

Walk Against Wind

Biophilia Records
2017

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Pascal’s Triangle

Pascal’s Triangle

Point of Departure, WMPG-FM
2013

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Sun Pictures

Sun Pictures

Greenleaf Music
2013

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Initial Here

Initial Here

Greenleaf Music
2012

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Entry

Entry

Self Produced
2010

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