Linda Dachtyl

Linda Dachtyl

MTMS Certified to Teach:

  • Advanced Piano
  • Advanced Drums & Percussion
  • Intermediate Trumpet
  • Beginning Guitar
  • Beginning Bass Guitar
  • Beginning Flute
  • Beginning Saxophone
  • Beginning Clarinet
  • Beginning French Horn
  • Beginning Trombone

Linda is a performer, composer, and former adjunct music instructor at Kenyon College and Ohio Wesleyan University. She taught for many years for various schools in the Diocese of Columbus as an instrumental music instructor on all band instruments. Her professional playing experience includes jazz, blues, rock, and classical music genres.

She leads a Hammond B3 jazz organ quartet, plays B3 with The Chip Willis Congregation and the Teeny Tucker Band, plays drums for the popular local hard rock band, Uncle Fester, in addition to freelancing as a percussionist and keyboardist for a number of professional ensembles and local churches in the area.

She has released two instructional DVDs 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 has three national CD releases on Tony Monaco’s Chicken Coup Records, a subsidiary of Summit Records:
“”Blue Bop”” (2006)
“”For Hep Cats”” (2008)
“”A Late One”” (2015)
She also has played as a session musician on a number of releases as a keyboardist or drummer.

Other artists and organizations she has performed with include:
Blue Lou Marini
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

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