Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 9:00 pm
This is an archived event, not part of the current festival.
(shows at 9 and 11 pm)
The Jazz Gallery, 1160 Broadway, 5th floor, Manhattan
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 and started taking lessons on double bass in 2002. She received an 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 received a Jazz Gallery commission in 2012.