Friday 22 October, 2021 | 21:30
Linda May Han Oh: acoustic and electric bass;
Greg Ward: alto sax;
Fabian Almazan: piano, electronics;
Ziv Ravitz: drums;
Linda May Han Oh is a double bass and electric bass player, bandleader, record artist and composer, awarded in 2010 as best young emerging artist and, in 2020, as bassist of the year by the international Jazz Journalists Association. His style is fluid, intuitive and very creative, characterized by melodies of modernist music, exploratory post-bob, jazz-funk, swing and hard bop. Oh has the innate ability to seemingly lengthen the timing of her songs without losing the sense of lyricism or groove, stabilizing herself as a leading bassist. The result is a rigorous and moderately avant-garde jazz, which breathes the current city in which she resides, New York, mottled with ethnic sounds. She does not neglect the lyrical aspect, sometimes accompanying the instrument with his own voice.