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Linda May Han Oh 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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Album Let's Get Tropical by Paul Jones

Let's Get Tropical

Outside in Music
2020

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Album In Common 2 by Walter Smith III

In Common 2

Whirlwind Recordings
2020

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Album Monash Sessions: Collaborations by Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University

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Monash Sessions (Monash University)
2020

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Album Monash Sessions: Linda May Han Oh by Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University

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Monash Sessions
2020

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Album Aventurine by Linda May Han Oh

Aventurine

Biophilia Records
2019

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Album From This Place by Pat Metheny

From This Place

Nonesuch Records
2019

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Stablemates

Stablemates

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Let's Get Tropical

Straight Talk

Straight Talk

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Let's Get Tropical

MR 2

MR 2

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Let's Get Tropical

Mental Self Defense Fitness

Mental Self Defense Fitness

Linda May Han Oh
Let's Get Tropical

Let's Get Tropical

Let's Get Tropical

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Let's Get Tropical

Glacier Lake

Glacier Lake

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Let's Get Tropical

MR 4

MR 4

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Let's Get Tropical

Trio 3

Trio 3

Linda May Han Oh
Let's Get Tropical

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