Born in Malaysia, raised in, Perth, Western Australia, Linda started classical piano at age four and took up clarinet at eleven and bassoon at thirteen.
At fifteen, Linda dabbled on electric bass playing jazz in the high-school and community big-bands while playing a lot of Red Hot Chili Peppers.
In 2002 she was accepted into the W.A Academy of Performing Arts and started taking lessons on double-bass.
She finished at W.A.A.P.A, receiving first-class honours and In 2005 she received the Bob Wyllie Scholarship awarded to the best graduation recitalist and the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) Scholarship.
She was also a recipient of the ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award 2008, and composes for film - participating in the BMI 2010 Film Composing Workshop.
Linda received an honorary mention at the 2009 Thelonious Monk Semi-Finals and received the 2010 Bell Award for Young Australian Jazz Artist of the year. She came 2nd at the BASS2010 competition in Berlin.
Linda now lives in New-York City after completing her Masters at the Manhattan School of Music (now teaching bass in the precollege division).
She has performed with the likes of Steve Wilson, Kenny Barron, Dave Douglas, Kevin Hayes and Cyrus Chestnut.
Linda Oh Discography Tracks
- 2 Vocals
- 41 Instruments & Performance
- 2 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Production
|GRE-1024||Linda Oh||Initial Here (CD, Album)||Greenleaf Music||GRE-1024||US||2012||Sell This Version|
|GRE-1032||Linda Oh||Sun Pictures (CD, Album)||Greenleaf Music||GRE-1032||US||2013||Sell This Version|
|BREP 0008||Linda Oh||Walk Against Wind (11xFile, AAC, Album + 11xFile, AIFF, Album + 11xFi)||Biophilia Records||BREP 0008||US||2017|