Linda Dachtyl- Hammond B3 organ
Linda is a performer, composer, and former music instructor at Kenyon College. Her playing experience includes jazz, blues, rock, and classical music genres.
She holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from Capital University and a Master of Arts in Percussion Pedagogy from The Ohio State University.
In addition to her B3 quartet, she is also the leader of the “QED” jazz piano trio that works frequently in the central Ohio area.
Linda will also take calls for B3, piano, keyboard, and drumset work in jazz, blues, and rock genres on a substitute basis.
Some other artists and organizations she has performed with include:
Blue Lou Marini
The Harry James Orchestra
The Benny Goodman Big Band
Honk, Wail, and Moan
Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra
The Rick Brunetto Big Band
Opera Columbus Orchestra
Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra
Columbus Light Opera
Wells Hills Orchestra
Sit ins with: Tony Monaco, Bobby Floyd, Gene Ludwig, Lincoln Berry, Hank Marr.
Linda is in demand as a session artist on B3, piano, synth, or drums.
As a leader: "A Late One" (Chicken Coup Records) 2015 Hammond B3 organ, drums ("Topsy-a Tribute to Cozy Cole")
"For Hep Cats" (Chicken Coup Records) 2008 Hammond B3 organ
"Blue Bop" (Chicken Coup Records) 2006 Hammond B3 organ
As a sideman: TEENY TUCKER: "Keep the Blues Alive" (2010), "Voodoo to You" (2013), "Put on Your Red Dress, Baby" (2018) Hammond B3, grand piano
SOUL SATYR: "No Slackin'!" (2007), "Everything Looks Different at 4 A.M." (2010) Hammond B3, grand piano, Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer electric pianos
ELISA NICOLAS: "Compass and a Pen" (2007) Hammond B3, grand piano
SEAN CARNEY BAND: "Life of Ease" (2006) Hammond B3
AL SMYTH: "Comfort Me" (2006) Synthesizer
THE WALT JAMES BAND: "Arrival" (2003) Drums, synthesizer
"Amethyst Dreams" (2001) Synthesizer and percussion
Cary and Linda received the "Listen for the Jazz" award in 2006 at the Hot
in Olde Town East
Hammond B3 or A100 paired with Leslie 122 or 760
Various state of the art digital keyboards:
Hammond XK3-C, Kurzweil, Yamaha, etc.. on synths.
Analog keys: Rhodes, Wurly, Moog, ARP
DW drums for rock
Premier drums for jazz