Cynthia Lin is a modern-day jazz ukulele diva based in San Francisco, California. Through her popular YouTube channel and approachable teaching style, Cynthia has helped thousands of people across the world to discover the joy of ukulele.
Drawing comparisons to Edith Piaf and Joni Mitchell, Cynthia captivates audiences with a rich, outsized voice and witty, honest storytelling. Since 2003, she has released four albums independently and toured colleges and venues across the country. Her first album Blue and Borderlined was featured on NPR’s Open Mic series, and her second album Doppelganger was named one of the Top 5 Asian American Albums of 2007 by AsiaXpress.com. The uncommon blend of retro jazz with acoustic fingerstyle guitar and a bluesy vocal delivery makes Cynthia’s style unmistakable yet classic. She performs regularly solo, with a jazz combo, and with her acclaimed Bay Area band, Cynthia Lin and the Blue Moon All Stars. She encourages you to follow your passion.
“With catchy tunes, lyrics that can be both heartfelt and heartbreaking, and a voice so gorgeous, Cynthia Lin is one to look out for on the NYC independent music scene.” – Vandal Music Blog
“Lin’s music stylings hint at past greats, yet sound fresh with a distinct charm.” – Adam Simkin, EntertainmentDC.com