Linda May Han Oh (USA)
-interview and solo bass performance
Oct 24th 8pm (UTC+3)
Length 45 min
Available until Nov 22nd
Linda May Han Oh – interview and solo bass performance
ELive Jazz Happening 2021 offers listeners a free stream with Linda May Han Oh – interview and solo bass performance on ELive Stream.
This program is a part of the series ”Pintaa Syvemmälle” which is a concept created and hosted by musicians Eevalotta Matikainen and Martin Söderbacka. This episodes features one of the most current jazz artists, bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh.
Linda May Han Oh was born in Malaysia and raised in Boorloo (Perth), Western Australia. Linda is now based in New York and has performed and recorded with artists such as Pat Metheny, Kenny Barron, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Terri Lyne Carrington, Steve Wilson, Geri Allen and Vijay Iyer.
Linda has received many awards and she was voted the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Bassist of the Year by the Jazz Journalist’s Association, as well as 2019 Up-and-coming Artist of the Year. She also was voted 2019 Bassist of the Year in Hothouse Magazine and was 2020 recipient of the Margaret Whitton Award.
Linda has had five releases as a leader which have received critical acclaim. Her most recent release “Aventurine” is a double quartet album, featuring string quartet and vocal group Invenio, winning the Best New Jazz Work for the Australian APRA Art Awards.
Linda is based in New York City and is currently Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music and is also part of the Institute for Jazz and Gender Justice. As an active educator she has also created a series of lessons for the BassGuru app for iPad and iPhone.
The stream program is recorded in Helsinki at GLive Lab as Linda May Han Oh visited Finland in October 2021 as a part of the new Jazz Finland Residency program. The Jazz Finland Residency program is organized by Suomen Jazzliitto, Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemian jazzmusiikin aineryhmä, UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra ja Muusikkojen liitto. The stream program is produced by ELive Music and is a part of ELive Jazz Happening 2021 stream festival. The stream program and ELive Jazz Happening 2021 is supported by Konstsamfundet, MES and Svenska Kulturfonden.
Linda May Han Oh – double bass
Subtitles: Finnish and Swedish.