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Linda May Han Oh – Walk Against Wind – Biophilia 

Linda May Han Oh – Walk Against Wind – Biophilia 

Linda May Han Oh – Walk Against Wind [TrackList follows] – Biophilia BREP0003, 63:28 [4/14/17] ****: An emerging bassist who wants to make a difference. (Linda May Han Oh – acoustic bass, electric bass, vocals (tracks 3-4); Ben Wendel – tenor saxophone; Matthew Stevens – guitar; Justin Brown – drums; Fabian Almazan – piano (track 2), keyboards (tracks 6, 10); Minji Park – janggu, kkwaenggwari (track 8)) [Streaming and Digital Download-only album] If you’re a jazz bassist fan, and you haven’t discovered Linda May Han Oh (who previously went by Linda Oh), then you should listen to Oh’s fourth release as a leader, the 63-minute, digital-only album Walk Against Wind. Over the course of Oh’s 11 original compositions, she surveys the personal tests, trials, and profits of an artist’s life. Oh (on both acoustic and electric bass) is complemented by tenor saxophonist Ben Wendel (co-founder of Kneebody and sideman to Todd Sickafoose, Taylor Eigsti and others); guitarist Matthew Stevens (who has recorded with Christian Scott, Jacky Terrasson, Esperanza Spalding and more); drummer Justin Brown (the Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet) and special guests: pianist Fabian Almazan (Terence Blanchard) and Korean percussionist Minji Park. Oh’s inspirations during Walk Against Wind are myriad but […]