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Bass: Linda Oh (AU)

Double bass, bass guitar: you will learn how to form a bass line, depending on the style of music, how to make a good basis for the whole band, and how to cooperate with the rhythm section …

Born in Malaysia, raised in, Perth, Western Australia, Linda May Han Oh began playing electric bass at the age of fifteen, playing jazz in high school bands, while playing a lot of Red Hot Chili Peppers. She 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. 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. Linda has performed with the musicians such as Joe Lovano, Steve Wilson, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Kenny Barron, Fabian Almazan, and Terri Lyne Carrington. She is currently the bassist with guitarist, Pat Metheny. She released 3 solo albums, all critically well acclaimed. Linda is currently working on her second trumpet trio album and an eight-piece group featuring a string quartet.

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