Posts Tagged ‘Michael Lington’

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The first round of artists who will perform at the 2017 Newport Beach Jazz Festival, presented by Bank of the West! Don’t miss the legendary vocal group The O’Jays, David Sanborn, West Coast Jam: Richard Elliot, Rick Braun & Norman Brown feat. The West Coast Horns, Euge Groove, Michael Lington, Marc Antoine & Alex Bugnon, Lindsey Webster & more TBA! Grab your tickets today! http://bit.ly/2iPma5p

June 2 – 4, 2017

Hyatt Regency, 1107 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, California 92660

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Combing the talents of three chart-topping jazz artists all hailing from Europe – the FOREGIN AFFAIR TOUR – promises a night of high energy music with an international flair. MICHAEL LINGTON – SAX: Michael Lington is a Danish-American contemporary saxophonist, songwriter, producer, recording artist and a purveyor of soul and contemporary jazz. Lington has released 9 solo albums and has 20 singles that have charted on the Billboard and Radio & Records contemporary jazz radio charts. ALEX BUGNON – KEYBOARDS: Jazz pianist Alex Bugnon has been a prolific, energetic force on the contemporary music scene for more than two decades. A renowned musician/composer/bandleader, Bugnon hales from the picturesque town of Montreux, Switzerland. MARC ANTOINE – GUITAR: Guitarist, composer and producer, Marc Antoine, was born in Paris. Marc’s Career boasts many # 1 hits on R&R contemporary jazz charts, not to mention the Billboard charts. He has received numerous nominations for jazz awards.

Friday, March 10, 2017 – 8:30 pm

The Tangier, 532 W Market St, Akron, Ohio 44303

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Kenny G, Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Tower of Power, Eric Darius, Doc Powell, Darren Rahn, Pieces of a Dream, Paul Brown, Patti Austin, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Norman Brown, Four 80 East, Althea Rene, Michael Lington, Ken Ford, Matt Marshak, Roman Street , Jake Shimabukuro, Jeanette Harris, Adam Hawley and Candy Dulfer to appear at the 2017 Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach, FL. Over 25 artists in the “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz” set for April 19-23rd. For complete details go to http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com.

Will-Call opens: Thursday & Friday 12pm / Saturday & Sunday 9:30am
Doors open: Thursday & Friday 2pm / Saturday & Sunday 10am
Show ends: 10:30pm All Dates

Location

Next to Pier Park on Panama City Beach in Florida, USA

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The Orlando Jazz Festival features: David Sanborn, Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Norman Brown, Alex Bugnon, Najee, Kirk Whalum, Ken Ford, Rick Braun, Paul Taylor, Kyle Turner, Maysa, Chuck Loeb | Michael Ward, Marion Meadows, Michael Lington, Everette Harp, Marc Antoine and more!

For tickets visit this website.

March 10-11, 2017

Dr Phillips Center Seneff Arts Plaza, 445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801

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Warren Hill’s Cancun Jazz Festival takes place Aug 31 – Sept 3, 2017 and features: Breezin’ and Breathless: George Benson & Kenny G, Chris Botti, Brian McKnight, Rick Braun, Norman Brown, Jesse Cook, Candy Dulfer, Richard Elliot, Eric Benét, Eric Darius, Euge Groove, Michael Lington, Keiko Matsui, Brian Simpson, Paul Taylor, Peter White.

Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km 72, Puerto Aventura, 77710 Cancun, QROO, Mexico

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Jazz in the Springs will be featuring two dynamic artists, Michael Lington and Alex Bugnon.

Multi-talented saxophonist, producer and composer Michael Lington recently released his ninth solo project, Second Nature, due out on Copenhagen Music in April 2016. A native of Denmark, Lington is a purveyor of contemporary jazz. The grandson of well-known Danish band leader Otto Lington — an early proponent of jazz in Scandinavia — Lington began performing at a young age as a member of the world-renowned Tivoli Boys Guard. Lington, who became a U.S. citizen in 2008, has performed numerous times for the Danish Royal Family, including the wedding reception of Crown Prince Frederik, the country’s future king. Aside from maintaining his own hectic touring schedule, Lington has toured alongside such starts as Barry Manilow, Bobby Caldwell, Randy Crawford and Michael Bolton.

Alex Bugnon is a Swiss pianist and composer. He grew up attending the Montreux Jazz Festival in his hometown of Montreux in Switzerland and he identifies this as the beginning of his passion for jazz music. He attended the Paris Conservatory of Music for two years, then moved to the U.S. and went to the Berkley School of Music whilst performing as an accompanist to gospel groups. He spent four years working as a session musician in New York, backing urban and jazz performers such as Patti Austin, Freddie Jackson, James Ingram, and Keith Sweat. To date, he has won two Soul Train Music Awards.

Friday, November 11, 2016 – 7:30 pm

Stargazers Theatre, 10 S Parkside Dr, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910

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The 2016 Sunny Isles Beach Annual Jazz Fest will run Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20. The City of Sunny Isles Beach hosts the main event on Saturday, November 19, featuring Michael Lington with guests Lourdes Valentin & Doug Walker, at Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Avenue.

Michael Lington is a charismatic and soulful saxophonist who has touched the emotions of audiences worldwide for more than 20 years. With countless hit singles on the radio and 8 albums to his credit, he has performed for royals, presidents and as a special guest with Michael Bolton, Bobby Caldwell and Randy Crawford.

Guest performer Doug Walker is a Steel Drum Artist whose unique sound is influenced by jazz, salsa, reggae and rhythm and blues. His show never misses a beat. Doug makes his home in Miami Beach and his music “captures the flavor of his home.”

A performer well-known to locals, Lourdes Valentin, was born in the Bronx, New York to Puerto Rican parents. Her training in classical, jazz, pop and musical theater gives her a unique perspective which she brings to every performance. Her spirit shines through in her music.

This year the lawn seating is provided at no cost to event goers; however tickets are limited and required. Obtain them prior to the show date. Tickets will be offered at the gate only if space is still available. Pricing is as follows: General Admission is free (ticket required, bring own chair or blanket), Reserved Seating is $10, and the VIP Ticket is $50 (includes beverages, food, & seating within the VIP area).

 

Saturday, November 19, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida 33160