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Harlem Jazz Series - Linda May Han Oh Quintet

  • Greater Calvary Baptist Church 43-55 West 124th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Born in Malaysia, raised in, Perth, Western Australia, Linda May Han Oh began
playing piano, bassoon and at fifteen dabbled on electric bass playing jazz in high school bands. Linda studied at the W.A Academy of Performing Arts, where she graduated with first-class honors. She received the 2010 Bell Award for Young Australian Artist of the Year and the No. 1 Acoustic Bass Rising Star award 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 and now teaches the precollege division there. 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. Her latest release in 2017 "Walk Against Wind" received critical acclaim and was featured on the 2017 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll. She is a recent recipient of the Jerome Foundation Fellowship.

Featuring: Ben Wendel - saxophone; Matthew Stevens - guitar; Fabian Almazan - piano; Allan Mednard - drums; and Linda May Han Oh - bass.

1st set: 7:00pm - 7:45pm (15 min break)
2nd Set: 8:00pm - 8:45pm
House doors open at 6:30pm

Price: $20

Earlier Event: August 28
Harlem Jazz Series - Calvin Jones Trio
Later Event: September 4
Harlem Jazz Series - Stafford Hunter