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Linda Dachtyl

Linda Dachtyl- Hammond B3 organ Hammond Suzuki Artist

About Me

Linda is a performer, composer, and former adjunct music instructor at Kenyon College and Ohio Wesleyan University. Her playing experience includes jazz, blues, rock, and classical music genres. She leads a B3 jazz organ quartet, is a member of eSkip, (an original eclectic rock group) and plays drums for the popular Columbus hard rock band, Uncle Fester. She is involved with Tony Monaco’s “Mother Hen” organization to provide educational instructional materials for Hammond B3 players and other keyboardists and is a Hammond organ artist endorsee. 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. Linda’s LDB3 and Friends 2006 Chicken Coup Records release ”Blue Bop” has received very favorable local and national reviews and also charted for 6 weeks on in the summer of 2006. Linda’s second release on Chicken Coup Records, “For Hep Cats” was released nationally on January 8, 2008 and also charted on the Top 100. Artists and organizations she has performed with include: Blue Lou Marini Teeny Tucker Gene Walker Soul Satyr Trudy Pitts Gloria Coleman Sean Carney Willie Pooch Honk, Wail, and Moan The Harry James Orchestra The Benny Goodman Big Band Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra She has appeared on informal jam sessions with Tony Monaco, Bobby Floyd, Lincoln Berry, Gene Ludwig, and Hank Marr. Festival appearances: Pensacola Jazz Festival-with Blue Lou Marini Monterey Blues Festival (CA)-Teeny Tucker Band (Hammond B3) Women’s Jazz Organ Summit, The Ohio State University-Columbus, OH Dayton Women in Jazz Festival-Dayton, OH Columbus Arts Festival-Columbus, OH Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival-Gahanna, OH Columbus Jazz and Ribs Festival-Columbus, OH Lansing Old Town Jazz Festival and B3 Summit-Lansing, MI Hot Times in Olde Town East-Columbus, OH Arts in the Alley-Grove City, OH

My Favorites

  1. Jimmy McGriff/Jimmy McGriff's Greatest Hits
  2. John Coltrane/Giant Steps
  3. Maynard Ferguson/Live at Jimmy's
  4. Buddy Rich/Live at Buddy's Place
  5. Yes/Close to the Edge
  6. Emerson, Lake, and Palmer/Tarkus
  7. Foxtrot/Genesis
  8. Aladdin Sane/David Bowie