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International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual
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International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

The International Society of Bassists will be holding their biennial bass convention virtually this year from June 8th through the 12th. The bass-filled event will have over 150 concerts, lectures, and masterclasses for attendees.

Vijay Iyer Releases “UnEasy” With Linda May Han Oh
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Vijay Iyer Releases “UnEasy” With Linda May Han Oh

Vijay Iyer has just released “UnEasy”, an album that sees the pianist presenting a new trio completed by drummer Tyshawn Sorey and bassist Linda May Han Oh.

Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten to Host Free Webinar on Gender Justice
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Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten to Host Free Webinar on Gender Justice

Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their weekly free webinar series this Friday, June 5th at 4pm Eastern. The meeting topic is “Gender Justice…Empowerment, Enlightenment, and Education,” and as such it will include some of the best female musicians around.

Ben Wendel and Linda May Han Oh: All Blues
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Ben Wendel and Linda May Han Oh: All Blues

“All Blues” is one of the most played jazz standards in the book, but you’ve probably never heard it like this. Linda May Han Oh joined Ben Wendel for his “Standards with Friends” series to reimagine the song’s groove.

Linda May Han Oh: Speech Impediment
Bass Videos

Linda May Han Oh: Speech Impediment

We normally see Linda May Han Oh behind a double bass, but this clip of her song “Speech Impediment” shows she’s great on electric, too. The song begins with a syrupy chordal riff on the bass before playing with the time feel.

Art Hirahara Taps Linda May Han Oh for “Sunward Bound”
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Art Hirahara Taps Linda May Han Oh for “Sunward Bound”

Pianist Art Hirahara has released his fourth solo album, called Sunward Bound. This time he called upon a killer group to fill out his quartet with saxophonist Donny McCaslin, drummer Rudy Royston, and bassist Linda May Han Oh. The lineup helped to fulfill the bandleader’s artistic vision over the 11-track collection. “I actually wrote this record with all these musicians...

All-Female Album Project Features Top Bassists
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All-Female Album Project Features Top Bassists

Terri Lyne Carrington’s 2011 The Mosaic Project was an album with an all-female superstar lineup of musicians. Her latest, The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul, is another all-female affair. This time out, the Grammy-winning jazz drummer and composer (she’s known for her work with a slew of artists, including bassist Esperanza Spalding) the roster includes some impressive bassists: Meshell Ndegeocello,...

Linda Oh Releases “Sun Pictures”
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Linda Oh Releases “Sun Pictures”

Jazz bassist Linda Oh has returned with her third solo album, entitled Sun Pictures. While the effort’s title is taken from an historic outdoor movie theater in her sister’s hometown of Broome, Australia, its concept is based on the bassist’s journeys abroad. “Each one of these tunes is a tiny snapshot of my recent travels and of my experiences playing...

Linda Oh: Blue Over Gold
Bass Videos

Linda Oh: Blue Over Gold

Linda Oh’s new album, Sun Pictures is coming out August 27th, and the bassist is giving the world a sneak peek with a video of one of her new tunes entitled “Blue Over Gold.” Joined by saxophonist Ben Wendel, guitarist James Muller, and drummer Ted Poor, Oh sets a beautifully wandering groove with her thick, rich bass lines.

Linda Oh Releases “Initial Here”
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Linda Oh Releases “Initial Here”

Bassist/composer Linda Oh follows up her 2009 debut with her second solo effort, Initial Here, an eclectic blend of music as diverse as the bassist’s background. Oh was born in Malaysia to Chinese parents and was raised in Western Australia. Her cultural heritage is what she draws upon for Initial Here. Her early musical training was in classical bassoon, and...

Bastian Weinhold Releases “River Styx”, with Linda Oh
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Bastian Weinhold Releases “River Styx”, with Linda Oh

Drummer Bastian Weinhold has released, River Styx, his debut as a band leader and featuring Linda Oh on bass. The self-funded album was recorded during a one day session in March 2010, in Brooklyn, NY, with Adam Larson on tenor sax, Pascal Le Boeuf on piano/Rhodes and Nils Weinhold on guitar, in addition to Weinhold and Oh. “River Styx reflects...

Reviews

A Review of the Linda Oh Trio’s “Entry”

Wow! This CD certainly defied my expectations. A young musician not long out of music college releases a debut record and you might expect something designed to impress with a few standards, a touch of flash, derivative playing, maybe a guest star appearance and a disparate set of styles and moods. This record is nothing like that at all! Linda...