Monday 25th October 2021
£35.00 - £45.00
Line-up: LINDA MAY HAN OH double bass/electric bass; GREG WARD alto sax; FABIAN ALMAZAN piano/electronics; ZIV RAVITZ drums
"A major bass voice arrives" - JazzTimes
“her innovative range and stellar improvisations have made [her] one of the most dynamic rising stars in jazz today.” The Wall Street Journal
Linda May Han Oh presents “Aventurine”, a translucent mineral, a type of quartz with a shimmering effect, or “adventurescence. It has been known to symbolize creativity, opportunity and evolution.
“Each one of these compositions are dear to me, connected to integral moments of my life and powerful memories that I keep close at hand.”
Based in New York City, Linda May Han Oh is a bassist and composer who 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.
Originally born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Western Australia, she has received many awards such as 2nd place at the BASS2010 Competition, a semi-finalist at the BMW Bass competition and an honorary mention at the 2009 Thelonious Monk Bass Competition.
She was recently featured as the bassist in the Dorothea Williams Quartet in the Pixar movie "Soul" under the musical direction of Jon Batiste (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) alongside the great drummer Roy Haynes.