Posts Tagged ‘Linda Oh’

Jazz Setlist, March 20-26: Potpourri

Friday, March 21
Legendary guitarist Pat Metheny has said that he is attempting to develop his Unity Band into "a platform that could cover the entire spectrum of things that I've done as a bandleader over the years, under one roof." If you know Metheny's oeuvre, think for a second about what he's saying. The entire [...]

Jazz Setlist, November 14-20: The Action’s in Bethesda

Friday, Nov. 15
You'd think the name of Omar Sosa's Afri-Lectric Sextet would tell you most of what you need to know about the band and its music, but the truth is that they defy easy categorization. The three-man front line comprises musicians from Germany (trumpeter Joo Kraus), Cuba (saxophonist Leandro Saint-Hill), and the United States [...]

Jazz Setlist, November 8-14: Romnesia

Hey, wanna forget about the election? Here's some jazz.
Friday, Nov. 9
Setlist doesn't give nearly the hosannas that it should to Latin jazz. It's not the hugest of musical trends on our scene, mind you, but it's a healthy, exciting form overall, and when its practitioners come to down we should pay more attention. Particularly when [...]

Jazz Setlist, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Linda Oh, Leonard Brown and More

Jan. 29
Twenty-five-year-old Chinese-Australian bassist Linda Oh knows more about tension and release on her instrument than do many bassists twice her age—an ability that brought her as far as the semifinals in last fall's Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. But as her recent debut album Entry demonstrates, she's also an extremely talented and original composer, [...]

...